1827 Capped Bust Half Dollars : 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.):
1827 Capped Bust half Dollar - Square Base 2
One major variety of the 1827 Capped Bust Half Dollar features a square base on the number "2" in the 1827 date. The base is flat and comes up at a square angle at the end - unlike the curled and curved base 2 variety. The difference between the Square Base 2 vs Curled Base 2 varieties is depicted below in the example comparison image:

1827 Curl Base 2 vs Square 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 1827 Capped Bust Half Dollar (Square Base 2 Variety) is worth $84 in average condition and can be worth $1,182 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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