1827 Capped Bust Half Dollars : Square Base 2

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.):
1827 Capped Bust half Dollar - Square Base 2
One major variety of the 1827 Capped Bust Half Dollar features a square base on the number "2" in the 1827 date. The base is flat and comes up at a square angle at the end - unlike the curled and curved base 2 variety. The difference between the Square Base 2 vs Curled Base 2 varieties is depicted below in the example comparison image:

1827 Curl Base 2 vs Square 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)
$76$85$101$134$205$432$1,183$2,150-

USA Coin Book estimated value of 1827 Capped Bust Half Dollar (Square Base 2 Variety) is worth $85 in average condition and can be worth $1,183 to $2,150 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: $6.6344





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