1820 Capped Bust Half Dollars : Curl Base 2 - Small Date

Lettered Edge

Mintage: N/A
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.):
1820 Capped Bust Half Dollar - Curl Base 2 - Small Date
One major variety is the 1820 Capped Bust Half Dollar which features a curled base on the number "2" in the date. The bottom of the "2" is curled and curved as opposed to the other major variety with a flat base. This variety features a smaller date as well. All curled base "2" varieties do not feature a knob on the upper tip of the "2" either. The difference between the 1820 Curl Base 2 vs Square Base 2 is depicted below in the example comparison image:

1820 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
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)
$85$108$134$170$344$947$1,846$4,269-

USA Coin Book estimated value of 1820 Capped Bust Half Dollar (Curl Base 2 - Small Date Variety) is worth $108 in average condition and can be worth $1,846 to $4,269 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: $6.5534





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