1795 Liberty Cap Half Cents : Plain Edge - No Pole

Head Facing Right

Mintage: 109,000
Minted at: Philadelphia (No Mint Mark)

Designer - Engraver: Robert Scot
Metal Composition: 100% Copper

Diameter: 23.5 mm
Mass / Weight: 6.74 grams

What This Coin Looks Like (Obverse, Reverse, Mint Mark Location, Special Features, etc.):
1795 Liberty Cap Half Cent Penny - No Pole - Plain Edge
One major variety of the 1795 Liberty Cap Half Cent (Penny) features an error with no pole on the obverse and also have a plain edge. The standard design of liberty on the obverse of the coin depicts a pole with a cap on it. This variety is missing the bottom part of the pole on the right-hand side of the liberty bust. An example image of this is depicted above.

In addition: This variety has a plain smooth edge around the coin. Some coins have a lettered edge but the thinner coins were too thin to have letters on them so they left them plain.

The difference between the "With Pole" vs "No Pole" variety is depicted below in the example comparison image of the coin varieties:

1795 With Pole vs Without Pole Liberty Cap Half Cent - Difference and Comparison
Coin Value Chart: Typical Coin Prices, Values and Worth in USD based on Grade/Condition
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USA Coin Book Estimated Value of 1795 Liberty Cap Half Cent (Plain Edge - No Pole Variety) is Worth $770 in Average Condition, and more in higher 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: $0.0577

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