1808 Draped Bust Half Cents : 8 Over 7

Early Copper Half Penny

Mintage: N/A
Minted at: Philadelphia

Designer - Engraver: Robert Scot
Metal Composition: 100% Copper

Diameter: 23.5 mm
Mass / Weight: 5.44 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1808/7 Draped Bust Half Cent Penny - 8 Over 7 Overdate Error
One major variety of the 1808 Draped Bust Half Cent (Penny) is the 1808/7 Overdate error. This features an 1808 date struck over an 1807 date which resulted in bits of the underlying "7" appearing just above the last "8" in the date. An example of this is depicted by the arrows in the image above.
Coin valuation chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth per grade or condition - in USD
Very Good
Very Fine
Extremely Fine
About Uncirculated

MELT VALUE: $0.0308

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