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USA Coin Book >> Half Dimes >> Capped Bust >> 1836-P : Large 5C

1836 P Capped Bust Half Dimes : Large 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.):
1836 Capped Bust Half Dime - Large 5C

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

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

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