1820 Capped Bust Half Dollars : 20 Over 19 - Square Base 2

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.):
1820/19 Capped Bust Half Dollar - Square Base 2 - 20 Over 19 Overdate
One major variety is the 1820/19 Capped Bust Half Dollar with a Square Based "2" in the date. The date features an 1820 date struck over an 1819 date which resulted in a 20 over 19 overdate error. The "2" in the date in this particular variety features a flat and square base (as opposed to the other variety which has a curled and curved base). The difference between the 1820/19 Square Base 2 vs Curl Base 2 half dollar is depicted below in the example comparison image:

1820/19 Square Base 2 vs Curl Base 2 Capped Bust Half Dollar - Difference and Comparison
Coin value chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth in USD based on grade/condition
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The 1820 Capped Bust Half Dollar (20 Over 19 - Square Base 2 Variety) is worth $121 in average condition and can be worth $2,714 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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