1803 Draped Bust Half Dollars : All Varieties

Heraldic Eagle Reverse

Mintage: 188,234
Minted at: Philadelphia (No Mint Mark)

Designer - Engraver: Robert Scot
Metal Composition: 89% Silver - 11% Copper

Diameter: 32.5 mm
Mass / Weight: 13.48 grams

What This Coin Looks Like (Obverse, Reverse, Mint Mark Location, Special Features, etc.):
1803 Small 3 vs Large 3 Draped Bust Half Dollar Varieties - Difference and Comparison
There are two major varieties of the 1803 Draped Bust Half Dollar. One variety has a small "3" and the other has a large "3" in the 1803 date. The large "3" is noticeably larger and wider - especially the bottom half. The large "3" also has an additional serif on the top-left tip of the "3" whereas the small "3" is missing this serif. The difference between the Small 3 vs Large 3 1803 Draped Bust Half Dollar is depicted above in the example image of the coins.

Major Varieties:
1803 Draped Bust Half Dollar - Small 3
1803 Draped Bust Half Dollar - Large 3

Coin Value Chart: Typical Coin Prices, Values and Worth in USD based on Grade/Condition
Very Good
Very Fine
Extremely Fine
About Uncirculated

MELT VALUE: $9.7818

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