1808 Capped Bust Half Dollars : 8 Over 7

Lettered Edge

Mintage: N/A
Minted at: Philadelphia

Designer - Engraver: John Reich
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.):
1808/7 Capped Bust Half Dollar - 8 Over 7 Overdate Error
One major variety is the 1808/7 Capped Bust Half Dollar Overdate Error. This variety features an 1808 date struck over an 1807 date which resulted in parts of the underlying "7" being seen within and around the last "8" in the date. These features are depicted by the arrows in the example image above.
Coin value chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth in USD based on grade/condition
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)
$100$126$152$282$646$1,369$3,473$9,983-

The 1808 Capped Bust Half Dollar (8 Over 7 Variety) is worth $126 in average condition and can be worth $3,473 or more in uncirculated mint condition. Click here to learn how to use coin price charts. Also, click here to learn about grading coins.








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