1823 Capped Bust Half Dollars : Patched 3

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.):
1823 Capped Bust Half Dollar - Patched 3
This variety of the 1823 Capped Bust Half Dollar features the "Patched 3" in the date. The broken 3 was repaired with a patch placed in the middle of the "3". This resulted in a blunt punch bump that filled in the center gap on the outside (right side) of the "3" - to connect the two broken parts. The difference between the normal 3 vs broken 3 vs patched 3 vs ugly 3 vs tampered 3 is depicted below in the example comparison image of all 5 major varieties:

1823 Capped Bust Half Dollar - Normal vs Broken vs Patched vs Ugly vs Tampered 3 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 1823 Capped Bust Half Dollar (Patched 3 Variety) is worth $92 in average condition and can be worth $1,536 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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