1817 P Capped Bust Half Dollars : 7 Over 4

Lettered Edge

Mintage: 8
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.):
1817/4 Capped Bust Half Dollar - 7 Over 4 Overdate Error
One major variety is the 1817/4 Capped Bust Half Dollar Overdate. This coin features an 1817 date struck over an 1814 date which resulted in parts of the "4" being clearly seen around the "7" as depicted above in the example image. This is one of the rarest and most valuable varieties in the entire capped bust half dollar series. Source of 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)
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