1817 Capped Bust Half Dollars : 7 Over 4

Lettered Edge

Mintage: 8
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.):
1817/4 Capped Bust Half Dollar - 7 Over 4 Overdate Error
One major variety is the 1817/4 Capped Bust Half Dollar Overdate. This coin features an 1817 date struck over an 1814 date which resulted in parts of the "4" being clearly seen around the "7" as depicted above in the example image. This is one of the rarest and most valuable varieties in the entire capped bust half dollar series. Source of example image is courtesy of Heritage Auction Galleries.
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-63)
Proof
(PR-63)
$61,335$98,246$153,603$196,800$255,977$358,309---

USA Coin Book estimated value of 1817 Capped Bust Half Dollar (7 Over 4 Variety) is worth $98,246 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: $6.6344





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