- USA Coin Book
- Half Dollars
- Capped Bust
- 1817-P : 7 Over 4
1817 Capped Bust Half Dollars : 7 Over 4
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.):
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.
The 1817 Capped Bust Half Dollar (7 Over 4 Variety) is worth $98,245 in average condition, and more in higher condition. Click here to learn how to use coin price charts. Also, click here to learn about grading coins.
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