1820 Capped Bust Half Dollars : Curl Base 2 - Small Date

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 Capped Bust Half Dollar - Curl Base 2 - Small Date
One major variety is the 1820 Capped Bust Half Dollar which features a curled base on the number "2" in the date. The bottom of the "2" is curled and curved as opposed to the other major variety with a flat base. This variety features a smaller date as well. All curled base "2" varieties do not feature a knob on the upper tip of the "2" either. The difference between the 1820 Curl Base 2 vs Square Base 2 is depicted below in the example comparison image:

1820 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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About Uncirculated

The 1820 Capped Bust Half Dollar (Curl Base 2 - Small Date Variety) is worth $107 in average condition and can be worth $1,846 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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