1836 Capped Bust Half Dollars : 50 Over 00

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.):
1836 50/00 Capped Bust Half Dollar - 50 Over 00 Denomination on Reverse
One variety is the 1836 Capped Bust Half Dollar which featured a repunched denomination value on the reverse of the coin. The "5" in "50 C." was punched over an underlying "0". This resulted in coins with part of a "0" appearing just to the left of the "5" as depicted by the arrow in the example image above.
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)
$92$118$133$178$342$947$2,099$3,943-

The 1836 Capped Bust Half Dollar (50 Over 00 Variety) is worth $118 in average condition and can be worth $2,099 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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