1809 Classic Head Half Cents : 9 Over Inverted 9

Early Copper Half Penny

Mintage: N/A
Minted at: Philadelphia

Designer - Engraver: John Reich
Metal Composition: 100% Copper

Diameter: 23.5 mm
Mass / Weight: 5.44 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1809/9 or 1809/6 Classic Head Half Cent Penny - 9 Over Inverted 9 Overdate Error
This variety of the 1809 Classic Head Half Cent (Penny) features an 1809 date struck over an inverted 1809 date. This overdate error is known as 1809/9 or also commonly known as 1809/6 as the inverted "9" looks like a "6". This is depicted above in the example image of the coin. Note that portion of the underlying inverted "9" is seen within the overlying "9" and to the outside of the lower-right side of the "9" as well as depicted by the arrows.
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)
$56$75$100$152$383$760$1,308$2,522-

The 1809 Classic Head Half Cent (9 Over Inverted 9 Variety) is worth $75 in average condition and can be worth $1,308 or more in uncirculated 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: $0.0360





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