1823 Capped Bust Half Dollars : Tampered 3

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.):
1823 Capped Bust Half Dollar - Tampered 3
This variety of the 1823 Capped Bust Half Dollar features the "Tampered 3" in the date. This variety looks sort of like a patched 3 because there is bump within the gap on the outside (right side) of the 3. This actually happened due to a die chip. Although the inner piece in the middle of the 3 is not broken - so this distinguishes the variety from the patched 3 variety. The difference between the normal 3 vs broken 3 vs patched 3 vs ugly 3 vs tampered 3 is depicted below in the example comparison image of all 5 major varieties:

1823 Capped Bust Half Dollar - Normal vs Broken vs Patched vs Ugly vs Tampered 3 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)
$72$85$101$134$184$501$1,246$2,449-

USA Coin Book estimated value of 1823 Capped Bust Half Dollar (Tampered 3 Variety) is worth $85 in average condition and can be worth $1,246 to $2,449 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: $6.5572





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