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- 1795-P : Plain Edge - Punctuated Date
1795 Liberty Cap Half Cents : Plain Edge - Punctuated Date
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Metal Composition: 100% Copper
Diameter: 23.5 mm
Mass / Weight: 6.74 grams
What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
One major variety of the 1795 Liberty Cap Half Cent (Penny) features a Punctuated Date and also have a Plain Edge. The punctuated date looks like a large comma between the 1 and 7 in the 1795 date. This was not intentional but rather was the result of a die defect. An example image of this is depicted above.
In addition: This variety has a plain smooth edge around the coin. Some coins have a lettered edge but the thinner coins were too thin to have letters on them so they left them plain.
The 1795 Liberty Cap Half Cent (Plain Edge - Punctuated Date Variety) is worth $618 in average condition, and more in higher condition. Click here to learn how to use coin price charts. Also, click here to learn about grading coins. The Melt Value shown below is how valuable the coin's metal is worth (bare minimum value of coin). Click here to see the Melt Value of every US coin.
MELT VALUE: $0.0425
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