- USA Coin Book
- Half Dollars
- Capped Bust
- 1827-P : 7 Over 6
1827 Capped Bust Half Dollars : 7 Over 6
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.):
One major variety is the 1827/6 Capped Bust Half Dollar with a 7 Over 6 overdate. This coin features an 1827 date struck over an 1826 date die which resulted in parts of the underlying "6" being visible around the "7". A prominent portion of the "6" is visible on the right side of the "7" and a small subtle portion is sometimes seen under the top cross bar on the left side of the "7". In addition: The bottom of the "7" is noticeably thicker and larger - and also "droops" down a bit towards the rim of the coin as well. These features are depicted by the arrows in the example image above.
The 1827 Capped Bust Half Dollar (7 Over 6 Variety) is worth $100 in average condition and can be worth $1,429 or more in uncirculated mint condition. Click here to learn how to use coin price charts. Also, click here to learn about grading coins.
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