1819 Capped Bust Half Dollars : 9 Over 8 - Small 9

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.):
1819/8 Capped Bust Half Dollar - Small 9
One of the two major varieties of the 1819/8 Capped Bust Half Dollar features a small "9" in the date. This variety features an 1819 date struck over an 1818 date on the dies which resulted in a "9" over an underlying "8" overdate. Parts of the "8" can be seen within and around the "9" as depicted by the arrows in the example image below. The small "9" is thinner and smaller than the large "9" variety. The difference between the Small 9 vs Large 9 is also depicted below in the example comparison image:

1819/8 Small 9 vs Large 9 Capped Bust Half Dollar - Difference and Comparison
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