1/2 Dollar / 50 Cent USA (1776 - ) Silver

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Denomination:
1/2 Dollar    (aboutDollar)
50 Cent
Metal:
Issue year(s):
1838-1839

CAPPED BUST HALF DOLLAR

Half Dol on Reverse (1838-1839)

Designer – Engraver: Christian Gobrecht
Metal Composition: 90% Silver – 10% Copper
Diameter: 30 mm
Mass / Weight: 13.36 grams

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Posted by: anonymous  2015-03-06
1839-O Capped Bust Half Dollar. Improperly Cleaned. Die break through the stars and date. Scarce. Estimated Value $150 - 175. Categories:

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Posted by: anonymous  2015-03-05
1838 Reeded Edge. NGC graded MS-62. Well struck, untoned with a slight degree of reflectivity. There are several aspects that go into making up the grade of any given coin. Strike, luster, surface quality, toning. And on any given coin there is one element that immediately captures the viewer' ...

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Posted by: anonymous  2015-02-28
1839 Capped Bust. NGC graded AU Details, Obverse Graffiti. Nice old time toning. The mid- and later-1830s were times of many brief design experiments for most U.S. coin denominations. Between 1835 and 1839, no less than seven heads were introduced on cents, three types each on half dimes and d ...

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Posted by: anonymous  2015-02-27
1839. NGC graded AU-50. Mostly untoned. Estimated Value $300 - 325. Categories: Capped Bust Half Dollars

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Posted by: anonymous  2015-02-27
1839. PCGS graded MS-62. Lightly toned. Reeded Edge Halves are an uncommon type to locate in high grade, and it seems they are forever destined to also be overlooked as a Type coin, in the shadow as it were, of the mass of Lettered Edge Bust coins struck between 1807 and 1836. This is a detail ...

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Posted by: anonymous  2015-02-26
1839-O. PCGS graded Fine-15. The New Orleans Mint began operations in 1838. The half dollars struck there in 1838 and 1839 prominently display the "O" mintmark on the obverse above the date in the exergue. Beginning in 1840 on half dollars, the mintmark would be switched to the reverse under t ...
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scroodge  /  Silver Dollar  Silver Dollars 1794-1935The silver dollar was authorized by Congress April 2, 1792. Weight and fineness were specified at 416 grains and 892.4 fine. The first issues appeared in 1794 and until 1804 all silver dollars had the value stamped on the edge: HUNDRED CENTS, ONE DOLLAR OR UNIT. After a lapse in coinage of the plain or reeded edges and ...

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1923-S Liberty Standing Quarter Dollar. PCGS graded MS-64 PQ. Well struck with the head nearly full. Close examination suggests this is a full head. Lightly toned around the edges. A nice origin ...

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1908-S. NGC graded MS-66 Red. Nice strike with relatively fresh color. Frosty Gem. Tied for finest at NGC. Satiny matte surfaces explode with intense luster and varying shades of coppery and gol ...

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1876. PCGS graded Proof 65 Cameo. Blast white Gem Cameo Proof. Only 1,260 struck. The Twenty-cent piece, sometimes called a "double dime," had a brief appearance in the fourth quarter of the 19t ...
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