PCGS 1144 - 1826 1/2C, BN

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Like all United States half cents, this specimen was struck at the Philadelphia mint. The classic head half cent was struck 1809-36 and this is a common date.

Recorded Mintage: 234,000 (Proofs: None reported or known).

Specification: copper, 5.45 g (84 gr), 23.5 mm diameter, plain edge, Designer: John Reich.

Source:

  • Breen, Walter H., Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia of U. S. and Colonial Coins, New York: Doubleday, 1987.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • Yeoman, R. S., and Kenneth Bressett (ed.), A Guide Book of United States Coins, 59th Ed., Atlanta, GA: Whitman Publishing, 2005.
  • Alexander, David T., Coin World Comprehensive Catalog & Encyclopedia of United States Coins, Sidney, OH: Amos Press, 1995.

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