1835 Capped Bust Half Dimes : Large Date - Small 5C

Early Silver Half Dimes

Mintage: N/A
Minted at: Philadelphia

Designer - Engraver: William Kneass
Metal Composition: 89% Silver - 11% Copper

Diameter: 15.5 mm
Mass / Weight: 1.35 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1835 Capped Bust Half Dime - Large Date Small 5C
The 1835 Capped Bust Half Dime had a Large Date and Small 5C variety as depicted above.

There were two major varieties that dealt with the size of the 1835 date on the obverse of the coin and two major varieties that dealt with the size of the "5 C." on the reverse of the coin. This made up 4 different available combinations of varieties. Depicted below is an example image comparing the differences between the Large Date vs Small Date and a second example comparing the differences between the Large 5C vs Small 5c 1835 Capped Bust Half Dimes. It is fairly easily to differentiate the varieties:

1835 Large Date vs Small Date Capped Bust Half Dime - Difference and Comparison

1835 Large 5C vs Small 5C Capped Bust Half Dime - 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)
$56$75$82$108$169$256$383$870-

The 1835 Capped Bust Half Dime (Large Date - Small 5C Variety) is worth $75 in average condition and can be worth $383 or more in uncirculated mint condition. Click here to learn how to use coin price charts. Also, click here to learn about grading coins.






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