1819 Capped Bust Half Dollars : 9 Over 8 - Large 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 - Large 9
One of the two major varieties of the 1819/8 Capped Bust Half Dollar features a large "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 large "9" is thicker and wider than the small "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
Coin value chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth in USD based on grade/condition
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)
$82$118$143$204$307$646$1,914$3,572-

The 1819 Capped Bust Half Dollar (9 Over 8 - Large 9 Variety) is worth $118 in average condition and can be worth $1,914 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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