1820 Capped Bust Half Dollars : 20 Over 19 - Square Base 2

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.):
1820/19 Capped Bust Half Dollar - Square Base 2 - 20 Over 19 Overdate
One major variety is the 1820/19 Capped Bust Half Dollar with a Square Based "2" in the date. The date features an 1820 date struck over an 1819 date which resulted in a 20 over 19 overdate error. The "2" in the date in this particular variety features a flat and square base (as opposed to the other variety which has a curled and curved base). The difference between the 1820/19 Square Base 2 vs Curl Base 2 half dollar is depicted below in the example comparison image:

1820/19 Square Base 2 vs Curl Base 2 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 1820 Capped Bust Half Dollar (20 Over 19 - Square Base 2 Variety) is Worth $168 in Average Condition and can be Worth $5,344 to $11,353 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: $9.8937

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