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1795 Liberty Cap Half Cents : Plain Edge - No Pole
Head Facing Right
Metal Composition: 100% Copper
Diameter: 23.5 mm
Mass / Weight: 6.74 grams
What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
One major variety of the 1795 Liberty Cap Half Cent (Penny) features an error with no pole on the obverse and also have a plain edge. The standard design of liberty on the obverse of the coin depicts a pole with a cap on it. This variety is missing the bottom part of the pole on the right-hand side of the liberty bust. An example image of this is depicted above.
In addition: This variety has a plain smooth edge around the coin. Some coins have a lettered edge but the thinner coins were too thin to have letters on them so they left them plain.
The difference between the "With Pole" vs "No Pole" variety is depicted below in the example comparison image of the coin varieties:
The 1795 Liberty Cap Half Cent (Plain Edge - No Pole Variety) is worth $618 in average condition, and more in higher 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: $0.0428
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