1824 Capped Bust Half Dollars : 4 Over 1

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.):
1824/1 Capped Bust Half Dollar - 4 Over 1 Overdate
One major variety is the 1824/1 Capped Bust Half Dollar featuring a 4 over 1 overdate resulting from an 1824 date struck over an 1821 date. A very subtle part of the underlying "1" can be seen in the upper-left and upper-right portion of the "4". Collectors often get this variety confused with the 1824/4 variety. Although the way to distinguish this variety is to notice that the 4 and 2 are nearly touching each other with very little space between the two numbers (the 4 and 2 are much further apart in the 1824/4 varieties). The difference between the normal date vs 4 over various dates vs 4 over 1 vs 4 over 4 varieties is depicted below in the example comparison image:

1824 normal date vs 1824/2/0 vs 1824/1 vs 1824/4 Varieties - 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)
$76$118$153$153$217$545$1,537$3,133-

USA Coin Book estimated value of 1824 Capped Bust Half Dollar (4 Over 1 Variety) is worth $118 in average condition and can be worth $1,537 to $3,133 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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