1839 P Seated Liberty Half Dollars : Drapery From Elbow

Type 1 - No Motto

Mintage: 1,972,400
Minted at: Philadelphia

Designer - Engraver: Christian Gobrecht
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.):
1839 Seated Liberty Half Dollar - With Drapery From Elbow
There were two major varieties of the 1839 Seated Liberty Half Dollar. This newer variety features the addition of drapery added under the elbow on the right side of the liberty portrait as depicted above. The older version did not incorporate this small bit of drapery into the liberty portrait.
Coin valuation chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth per grade or condition - in USD
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About Uncirculated

MELT VALUE: $6.6956

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