1819 Capped Bust Half Dollars : 9 Over 8 - Small 9

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.):
1819/8 Capped Bust Half Dollar - Small 9
One of the two major varieties of the 1819/8 Capped Bust Half Dollar features a small "9" in the date. This variety features an 1819 date struck over an 1818 date on the dies which resulted in a "9" over an underlying "8" overdate. Parts of the "8" can be seen within and around the "9" as depicted by the arrows in the example image below. The small "9" is thinner and smaller than the large "9" variety. The difference between the Small 9 vs Large 9 is also depicted below in the example comparison image:

1819/8 Small 9 vs Large 9 Capped Bust Half Dollar - Difference and Comparison
Coin Value Chart: Typical Coin Prices, Values and Worth in USD based on Grade/Condition
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USA Coin Book Estimated Value of 1819 Capped Bust Half Dollar (9 Over 8 - Small 9 Variety) is Worth $143 in Average Condition and can be Worth $3,397 to $6,663 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: $10.83

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