1836 Capped Bust Half Dimes : Small 5C

Early Silver Half Dimes

Mintage: 1,900,000
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.):
1836 Capped Bust Half Dime - Small 5C
There were two major varieties of the 1836 Capped Bust Half Dime. One had a small "5 C." on the reverse of the coin as depicted above while the other had a larger number and letter. The difference between the Small 5C vs Large 5C 1836 half dime is depicted below in the example comparison image:

1836 Large 5C vs Small 5C Capped Bust Half Dime - Difference and Comparison
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