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- 1797-P : Plain Edge
1797 Liberty Cap Half Cents : Plain Edge
Head Facing Right
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 1797 Liberty Cap Half Cent (Penny) features the standard centered liberty head and a plain edge as depicted above. There are no errors and the head is centered normally (unlike other varieties where it is aligned lower). There are no letters and no gripped edges to the coin as it should be smooth and plain.
The 1797 Liberty Cap Half Cent (Plain Edge Variety) is worth $646 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: $0.0428
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