1811 Capped Bust Half Dollars : Large 8

Lettered Edge

Mintage: N/A
Minted at: Philadelphia

Designer - Engraver: John Reich
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.):
1811 Capped Bust Half Dollar - Large 8
There were two major varieties of the 1811 Capped Bust Half Dollar in regards to the style of the numbers in the 1811 date. The Small "8" features thinner numbers and a noticeably smaller "8" in the date. The Large "8" variety has thicker numbers including a larger "8" as well (as depicted above). The difference between the 1811 Small 8 vs Large 8 is depicted below in the example comparison image of the coins:

1811 Small 8 vs Large 8 Capped Bust Half Dollar - Difference and Comparison
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USA Coin Book estimated value of 1811 Capped Bust Half Dollar (Large 8 Variety) is worth $102 in average condition and can be worth $1,859 to $4,629 or more in uncirculated (MS+) mint 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: $6.4145

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