1828 P Classic Head Half Cents : All Varieties

Early Copper Half Penny

Mintage: 606,000
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.):
1828 Classic Head Half Cent Penny - 12 Stars vs 13 Stars
There are two major varieties of the 1828 Classic Head Half Cent (Penny). One variety features 12 stars on the obverse of the coin while the other has 13 stars. The difference between the 12 stars vs 13 stars varieties is depicted above in the example comparison image.

Major Varieties:
1828 Classic Head Half Cent - 12 Stars
1828 Classic Head Half Cent - 13 Stars

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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MELT VALUE: $0.0320


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