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- 1839-P : No Drapery From Elbow
1839 Seated Liberty Half Dollars : No Drapery From Elbow
Type 1 - No Motto
Metal Composition: 90% Silver - 10% Copper
Diameter: 30.6 mm
Mass / Weight: 13.36 grams
What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
There were two major varieties of the 1839 Seated Liberty Half Dollar. The earlier variety features no drapery under the elbow on the right side of the liberty portrait as depicted above. The newer version included the addition of this drapery under the elbow.
The 1839 Seated Liberty Half Dollar (No Drapery From Elbow Variety) is worth $92 in average condition and can be worth $6,390 or more in uncirculated mint condition. Click here to learn how to use coin price charts. Also, click here to learn about grading coins. The Melt Value shown below is how valuable the coin's metal is worth (bare minimum value of coin). Click here to see the Melt Value of every US coin.
MELT VALUE: $6.4714
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