1812 P Capped Bust Half Dollars : Single Leaf Below Wing

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.):
1812 Single Leaf Capped Bust Half Dollar
This variety is extremely rare and valuable and features a single leaf on the branch under the eagle's wing on the reverse of the coin. This feature resulted due to the die being lapped. An example comparison image of the 1812 double leaf vs single leaf half dollar is depicted above. Source of single leaf example image is courtesy of Heritage Auction Galleries.
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)
7391,0301,2722,3073,7156,21911,443--


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