1827 P 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 valuation chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth per grade or condition - in USD
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)
7382981291984191,1492,090-


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