1829 Capped Bust Half Dollars : 9 Over 7

Lettered Edge

Mintage: N/A
Minted at: Philadelphia (No Mint Mark)

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.):
1829/7 Capped Bust Half Dollar - 9 Over 7 Overdate Error
One major variety is the 1829/7 Capped Bust Half Dollar with the 9 Over 7 Overdate. This coin features an 1829 date struck over an 1827 date on the die - which resulted in coins with an underlying "7" within and around the "9" in the date. Part of the 7 can be seen near the bottom portion of the 9. The other numbers are also repunched as well and parts of the first strike can be seen around the second strike of the numbers. The underlying "1" can be seen near the top of the primary "1". A very subtle doubling of the "8" can also be seen as well as part of the underlying "2" being doubled just below the primary "2". These features are depicted by the arrows in the example image above.
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USA Coin Book Estimated Value of 1829 Capped Bust Half Dollar (9 Over 7 Variety) is Worth $114 in Average Condition and can be Worth $1,757 to $3,969 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: $9.8551

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