1803 P Draped Bust Half Dollars : All Varieties

Heraldic Eagle Reverse

Mintage: 188,234
Minted at: Philadelphia

Designer - Engraver: Robert Scot
Metal Composition: 89% Silver - 11% Copper

Diameter: 32.5 mm
Mass / Weight: 13.48 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1803 Small 3 vs Large 3 Draped Bust Half Dollar Varieties - Difference and Comparison
There are two major varieties of the 1803 Draped Bust Half Dollar. One variety has a small "3" and the other has a large "3" in the 1803 date. The large "3" is noticeably larger and wider - especially the bottom half. The large "3" also has an additional serif on the top-left tip of the "3" whereas the small "3" is missing this serif. The difference between the Small 3 vs Large 3 1803 Draped Bust Half Dollar is depicted above in the example image of the coins.

Major Varieties:
1803 Draped Bust Half Dollar - Small 3
1803 Draped Bust Half Dollar - Large 3

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-63)
Proof
(PR-63)
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MELT VALUE: $6.6151


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