1803 Draped Bust Half Dimes : Large 8

Heraldic Eagle Reverse

Mintage: 37,850
Minted at: Philadelphia (No Mint Mark)

Designer - Engraver: Robert Scot
Metal Composition: 89% Silver - 11% Copper

Diameter: 16.5 mm
Mass / Weight: 1.35 grams

What This Coin Looks Like (Obverse, Reverse, Mint Mark Location, Special Features, etc.):
1803 Draped Bust Half Dime - Large 8
There were two major varieties of the 1803 Draped Bust Half Dime in regards to the size of the number "8" in the 1803 date. One variety had a large "8" as depicted above while the other had a smaller "8". The difference between the 1803 Large 8 vs Small 8 Draped Bust Half Dimes can be seen in the example comparison image of both coins below:

1803 Large 8 vs Small 8 Draped Bust Half Dime - 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 1803 Draped Bust Half Dime (Large 8 Variety) is Worth $1,754 in Average Condition and can be Worth $16,279 to $28,872 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: $1.2184

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