1828 Capped Bust Half Dollars : Curled Base 2 - Knobbed 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.):
1828 Capped Bust Half Dollar - Curl Base Knobbed 2
One major variety is the 1828 Capped Bust Half Dollar with a curled/curved base on the number "2". There were two varieties of this curl base 2. This variety does not have a knob on the upper tip of the "2" and simply curls up. The other variety does have the knob on the 2. Below is an example comparison image of the 1828 curl base 2 vs square base 2 half dollar varieties:

1828 Curl Base 2 vs Square Base 2 Capped Bust Half Dollar - Difference and Comparison

Also here is the example comparison image of the 1828 knobbed 2 vs no knob 2 half dollar varieties:

1828 Knobbed 2 vs No Knob 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)
$72$83$93$134$204$421$1,138$2,043-

USA Coin Book estimated value of 1828 Capped Bust Half Dollar (Curled Base 2 - Knobbed 2 Variety) is worth $83 in average condition and can be worth $1,138 to $2,043 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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