1812 Capped Bust Half Dollars : Single Leaf Below Wing

Lettered Edge

Mintage: N/A
Minted at: Philadelphia (No Mint Mark)

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.):
1812 Single Leaf Capped Bust Half Dollar
This variety is extremely rare and valuable and features a single leaf on the branch under the eagle's wing on the reverse of the coin. This feature resulted due to the die being lapped. An example comparison image of the 1812 double leaf vs single leaf half dollar is depicted above. Source of single leaf example image is courtesy of Heritage Auction Galleries.
Coin Value Chart: Typical Coin Prices, Values and Worth in USD based on Grade/Condition
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About Uncirculated

USA Coin Book Estimated Value of 1812 Capped Bust Half Dollar (Single Leaf Below Wing Variety) is Worth $2,338 in Average Condition and can be Worth $40,000 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: $12.18

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