1804 P Draped Bust Half Cents : Spiked Chin

Early Copper Half Penny

Mintage: N/A
Minted at: Philadelphia

Designer - Engraver: Robert Scot
Metal Composition: 100% Copper

Diameter: 23.5 mm
Mass / Weight: 5.44 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1804 Draped Bust Half Cent Penny - Spiked Chin
One major variety of the 1804 Draped Bust Half Cent (Penny) features the "spiked chin" on the liberty portrait. A die defect resulted in a protrusion that extends from the chin on the liberty head as depicted by the arrow above. In addition: small wave-like ripples are featured on the obverse of the coin below the chin as depicted within the circle in the example image above.
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)
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MELT VALUE: $0.0314


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