1834 Capped Bust Half Dimes : 3 Over Inverted 3

Early Silver Half Dimes

Mintage: N/A
Minted at: Philadelphia

Designer - Engraver: William Kneass
Metal Composition: 89% Silver - 11% Copper

Diameter: 15.5 mm
Mass / Weight: 1.35 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1834 3 Over Inverted 3 Capped Bust Half Dime
This is one of the major varieties of the 1834 Capped Bust Half Dime. This error features an 1834 date stamped over an initial inverted 1834 date. This overdate error can best be identified by noticing parts of the underlying "3" within the overlying "3" as depicted by the arrows in the example image above. Source of example image is courtesy of Heritage Auction Galleries.
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)
$56$82$92$152$256$455$590$1,182-

The 1834 Capped Bust Half Dime (3 Over Inverted 3 Variety) is worth $82 in average condition and can be worth $590 or more in uncirculated mint condition. Click here to learn how to use coin price charts. Also, click here to learn about grading coins.








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