1802 Draped Bust Half Cents : 2 Over 0 - Reverse of 1802

Early Copper Half Penny

Mintage: 20,266
Minted at: Philadelphia

Designer - Engraver: Robert Scot
Metal Composition: 100% Copper

Diameter: 23.5 mm
Mass / Weight: 5.44 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1802/0 Draped Bust Half Cent Penny - Reverse of 1802 - 2 Over 0
One major variety includes the 1802/0 Draped Bust Half Cent (Penny) which features the reverse design of 1802. First of all: This is an overdate error with an 1802 date struck over an 1800 date which resulted in the underlying "0" being seen completely around the number "2". This coin also features the newer design on the reverse of the coin. The best way to identify this variety is to note the larger letters and that there is a double leaf on the top of the right-side branch whereas the 1800 reverse only has one single leaf. The difference between the reverse of 1800 vs reverse of 1802 is depicted below in the example comparison image of the coins:

Reverse of 1800 vs Reverse of 1802 Draped Bust Half Cent - Difference and Comparison
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-65)
Proof
(PR-65)
$703$1,696$4,041$12,170$31,745----

USA Coin Book estimated value of 1802 Draped Bust Half Cent (2 Over 0 - Reverse of 1802 Variety) is worth $1,696 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: $0.0378





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