1836 Capped Bust Half Dollars : Reeded Edge - 50 CENTS Reverse

Reeded Edge - 50 Cents on Reverse

Mintage: 1,200
Minted at: Philadelphia

Designer - Engraver: Christian Gobrecht
Metal Composition: 90% Silver - 10% Copper

Diameter: 30 mm
Mass / Weight: 13.36 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1836 Capped Bust Half Dollar - Reeded Edge - 50 CENTS on Reverse
This is the later version of the 1836 Capped Bust Half Dollar. The standard lettering on the edge of the coin (FIFTY CENTS OR HALF A DOLLAR) was removed and replaced with a reeded edge (vertical lines). In addition: The "50 C." denomination at the bottom of the reverse of the coin was changed to the words "50 CENTS". This variety is very rare and valuable - also very easy to identify.

Depicted below is an example image of what the reeded edge looks like:

Reeded Edge Capped Bust Half Dollar
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)
$1,018$1,246$1,663$2,043$3,329$4,503$9,069$18,923-

USA Coin Book estimated value of 1836 Capped Bust Half Dollar (Reeded Edge - 50 CENTS Reverse Variety) is worth $1,246 in average condition and can be worth $9,069 to $18,923 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: $6.5753





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