1/2 Cent USA (1776 - ) Copper

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1/2 Cent
Issue year(s):
1809 -1836

Catalog reference:

Classic Head Half Cents

Early Copper Half Penny (1809-1836)

Designer – Engraver: John Reich
Metal Composition: 100% Copper
Diameter: 23.5 mm
Mass / Weight: 5.44 grams

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1828 C-3 R1 NGC graded MS65 Red. Lustrous bright original mint red just starting to fade to light steel brown on the highest points of the design. At least 90% of the original mint color remains. The eye appeal of this piece is exceptional. The best identifying marks are a tiny speck of dark t ...

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1809 C-2 R3 VF35. Slightly sharper but there is a light rim bruise at star 13. Otherwise this piece is quite attractive for the grade with smooth surfaces and only trivial contact marks. Glossy olive and steel with traces of frosty lighter steel brown in protected areas. Sharply struck MDS, Ma ...

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1835 C-2 R1 MS63. Clipped Planchet. Lustrous mint red fading to steel brown, nearly half the red remaining. Both sides are peppered with very tiny spots of the dark steel toning, the largest of these between the feet of the N & T in CENT. A curved planchet clip affects the dentils under the 18 ...

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1835 C-1 R1 VF20. Clipped Planchet. Slightly sharper but recolored glossy light olive and chocolate brown. The only mark is a faint, very thin scrape across the head just above LIBERTY. A relatively large curved planchet clip reaches just inside the dentil tips at stars 5 & 6 and above UN in U ...

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1829 C-1 R1 F12. Tab Double Strike with Misaligned Obverse. Sharpness VF30 but covered with very fine corrosion, strongest on the obverse. No marks or verdigris. Rather glossy dark olive and steel with lighter steel brown toning on the high points. This piece is a tab double strike, and it app ...

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1828 C-2 R1 12-Star Obverse G4. Errant Planchet Cutter Impression. Cleaned and retoned a slightly glossy steel brown and chocolate. The only contact mark is a fine scratch over CENT. The date and legends are clear. Nothing special except for the strong planchet cutter arc from outside star 3 t ...
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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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