1817 Capped Bust Half Dollars : 181.7 Punctuated Date

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.):
1817 Capped Bust Half Dollar - 181.7 Punctuated Date
One major variety is the 1817 Capped Bust Half Dollar with a "Punctuated" date. This coin features a dot within the date which makes it look like 181.7 with a period between the 181 and 7. This was due to a defect in the die and was not part of the design. The dot appears much more clearly on earlier strikes of the coin. This feature is depicted above in the example image.
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USA Coin Book Estimated Value of 1817 Capped Bust Half Dollar (181.7 Punctuated Date Variety) is Worth $255 in Average Condition and can be Worth $4,618 to $9,356 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: $9.9014

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