1/2 Cent USA (1776 - ) Copper

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Denomination:
1/2 Cent
Metal:
Issue year(s):
1840-1857

Catalog reference:

Braided Hair Half Cents

Early Copper Half Penny (1840-1857)

Designer – Engraver: Christian Gobrecht
Metal Composition: 100% Copper
Diameter: 23 mm
Mass / Weight: 5.44 grams

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1855 C-1 R1 MS60. Glossy dark olive and steel. The toning is darker than you like to see on a mint state copper, but there are no marks or other defects. MDS. Estimated Value $175-UP. Categories:

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1851 C-1 R1 AU58. Very attractive lustrous light chocolate and steel brown with traces of mint red remaining, mostly on the reverse. No defects and great eye appeal, just a hint of rub on the highest points from mint state. MDS. Estimated Value $150-UP. Categories:

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1849 C-1 R2- MS60. Glossy olive and chocolate brown with generous traces of mellowed mint red showing on the obverse and at least 20% of the brighter mint color remaining on the reverse. The obverse is very attractive and those fields are covered with fine die polishing lines from a fresh lapp ...

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1853 C-1 R1 EF40. End-of-Strip Planchet Clip. Glossy chocolate brown. Smooth and attractive. The only notable mark is a very light rim bruise at ST in STATES. A straight end-of-strip planchet clip severely weakens the dentils at stars 7-9 and the opposing ones from ICA to under the stem end. V ...

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1853 C-1 R1 EF45. Tilted Partial Collar Strike. Sharpness near mint state but cleaned and nicely retoned frosty steel brown and light chocolate. There is a rim nick at star 3.5, another under the 3 in the date, and a tiny rim bruise at ED in UNITED. A knife edge was smoothed off the rim at the ...

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1851 C-1 R1 EF45. Thin, Lightweight Planchet. Glossy medium brown with frosty mint luster in protected areas. A tiny rim bruise at star 11.5 is the only notable defect. The planchet is thin and therefore underweight, and the thinness resulted in a soft strike at stars 7-10 and at ICA into the ...

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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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