1811 Classic Head Half Cents : Close Date

Early Copper Half Penny

Mintage: N/A
Minted at: Philadelphia

Designer - Engraver: John Reich
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.):
1811 Classic Head Half Cent Penny - Close Date
One variety of the 1811 Classic Head Half Cent (Penny) features a close date on the obverse of the coin. The numbers are slightly closer together. Most notable is the first "1" in the 1811 date is closer to the left of the "8" and is aligned slightly lower when compared to the wide date variety. The difference between the close date vs wide date is depicted below in the example comparison image:

1811 Close Date vs Wide Date Classic Head Half Cent - Difference and Comparison
Coin value chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth in USD based on grade/condition
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)
$383$703$1,536$2,522$6,348$7,704$9,941$14,260-

The 1811 Classic Head Half Cent (Close Date Variety) is worth $703 in average condition and can be worth $9,941 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: $0.0314







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