1797 P Liberty Cap Half Cents : Plain Edge - Low Head

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Mintage: N/A
Minted at: Philadelphia

Designer - Engraver: Robert Scot
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.):
1797 Liberty cap Half Cent Penny - Low Head - Plain Edge
One major variety of the 1797 Liberty Cap Half Cent (Penny) features a liberty head aligned much lower on the coin and nearly touching the date - unlike the standard normal and centered head. In addition: This coin will have a plain smooth edge - not a lettered or gripped edge. The difference between the normal centered head vs the low head is depicted below in the example comparison image of the coins:

1797 Normal Centered Head vs Low Head Liberty Cap Half Cent - Difference and Comparison
Coin valuation chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth per grade or condition - in USD
Good
(G-4)
Very Good
(VG-8)
Fine
(F-12)
Very Fine
(VF-20)
Extremely Fine
(EF-40)
About Uncirculated
(AU-50)
Uncirculated
(MS-60)
Uncirculated
(MS-65)
Proof
(PR-65)
5518962,2013,71413,185----

MELT VALUE: $0.0389


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