1828 Classic Head Half Cents : 12 Stars

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.):
1828 Classic Head Half Cent Penny - 12 Stars
One major variety of the 1828 Classic Head Half Cent (Penny) features 12 stars on the obverse of the coin as depicted above. The difference between the 12 stars vs 13 stars varieties is depicted below in the example comparison image:

1828 12 Stars vs 13 Stars Classic Head Half Cent - Difference and Comparison
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)
$50$60$71$121$256$431$1,308$1,846-

USA Coin Book estimated value of 1828 Classic Head Half Cent (12 Stars Variety) is worth $60 in average condition and can be worth $1,308 to $1,846 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: $0.0351





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