1811 Capped Bust Half Dollars : Small 8

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.):
1811 Capped Bust Half Dollar - Small 8
There were two major varieties of the 1811 Capped Bust Half Dollar in regards to the style of the numbers in the 1811 date. The Small "8" features thinner numbers and a noticeably smaller "8" in the date (as depicted above). The Large "8" variety has thicker numbers including a larger "8" as well. The difference between the 1811 Small 8 vs Large 8 is depicted below in the example comparison image of the coins:

1811 Small 8 vs Large 8 Capped Bust Half Dollar - Difference and Comparison
Coin value chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth in USD based on grade/condition
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About Uncirculated

The 1811 Capped Bust Half Dollar (Small 8 Variety) is worth $100 in average condition and can be worth $1,846 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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