- USA Coin Book
- Half Dollars
- Seated Liberty
- 1839-P : Drapery From Elbow
1839 Seated Liberty Half Dollars : Drapery From Elbow
Type 1 - No Motto
Metal Composition: 90% Silver - 10% Copper
Diameter: 30.6 mm
Mass / Weight: 13.36 grams
What This Coin Looks Like (Obverse, Reverse, Mint Mark Location, Special Features, etc.):
There were two major varieties of the 1839 Seated Liberty Half Dollar. This newer variety features the addition of drapery added under the elbow on the right side of the liberty portrait as depicted above. The older version did not incorporate this small bit of drapery into the liberty portrait.
USA Coin Book Estimated Value of 1839 Seated Liberty Half Dollar (Drapery From Elbow Variety) is Worth $65 in Average Condition and can be Worth $950 to $2,496 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: $9.7650
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