1835 P Capped Bust Half Dimes : Small Date - Small 5C

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.):
1835 Capped Bust Half Dime - Small Date Small 5C
The 1835 Capped Bust Half Dime had a Small Date and Small 5C variety as depicted above.

There were two major varieties that dealt with the size of the 1835 date on the obverse of the coin and two major varieties that dealt with the size of the "5 C." on the reverse of the coin. This made up 4 different available combinations of varieties. Depicted below is an example image comparing the differences between the Large Date vs Small Date and a second example comparing the differences between the Large 5C vs Small 5c 1835 Capped Bust Half Dimes. It is fairly easily to differentiate the varieties:

1835 Large Date vs Small Date Capped Bust Half Dime - Difference and Comparison

1835 Large 5C vs Small 5C Capped Bust Half Dime - Difference and Comparison
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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