1834 P Capped Bust Half Dollars : Large Date - Small Letters

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.):
1834 Capped Bust Half Dollar - Large Date - Small Letters
One major variety of the 1834 Capped Bust Half Dollar has a number of features. This variety has a large date on the obverse of the coin and small letters on the reverse of the coin. Depicted below is an example comparison image of the 1834 small date vs large date half dollar varieties - note the prominent size difference between the numbers:

1834 Small Date vs Large Date Capped Bust Half Dollar - Difference and Comparison

This variety has larger letters in the words "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" and in the "50 C." denomination. Like in previous years - these larger letters are much easier to identify as there is less spacing between the rim and the letters. The small letters variety is very different than "small letters" varieties in previous years as the letters are much smaller and there is much greater spacing between them and the rim. Depicted below is an example comparison image of the 1834 Small Letters vs Large Letters half dollar varieties:

1834 Small Letters vs Large Letters 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)
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