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Liberty Cap Half Cent

 

Liberty Cap Half Cent - head facing left obverse

 

US coin half cent 1793

 

Face value: 1/2 Cent ($0.005=half  penny)
Composition: copper
Diameter 22 mm.
Weight 6.74 g.

Minted:
1793

Reverse: Value within wreath
Reverse legend: HALF CENT / 1/200 / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Obverse: Head facing left, Phrygian cap
Obverse legend: LIBERTY / 1793

Edge: Plain

Number in Krause catalog: KM#10

 

Price for coin in F condition - $4,000-6,000

 

 

Liberty Cap Half Cent - head facing right obverse

 

US coin half cent 1794

 

Face value: 1/2 Cent ($0.005=half  penny)
Composition: copper
Diameter 23.5 mm.
Weight 6.74 g. (1794-95) or 5.44 g. (1795-97)

Minted:
1794, 1795, 1796, 1797

Reverse: Value within wreath
Reverse legend: HALF CENT / 1/200 / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Obverse: Head facing right, Phrygian cap
Obverse legend: LIBERTY / 1794

Edge: Plain

Number in Krause catalog: KM#14

 

Price for coin in F condition - $400-600

 

 

 

Draped Bust Half Cent

 

US coin half cent 1804

 

Face value: 1/2 Cent ($0.005=half  penny)
Composition: copper
Diameter 23.5 mm.
Weight 5.44 g.

Minted:
1800, 1802, 1803, 1804, 1805, 1806, 1807, 1808

Reverse: Value within wreath
Reverse legend: HALF CENT / 1/200 / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Obverse: Head facing right
Obverse legend: LIBERTY / 1804

Edge: Plain

Number in Krause catalog: KM#33

 

Price for coin in F condition - $100-200

 

 

 

Capped Bust (Classic Head) Half Cent

 

US coin half cent 1811

 

Face value: 1/2 Cent ($0.005=half  penny)
Composition: copper
Diameter 23.5 mm.
Weight 5.44 g.

Minted:
1809, 1810, 1811, 1825, 1826, 1828, 1829, 1831, 1832, 1833, 1834, 1835, 1836

Reverse: Value within wreath
Reverse legend: HALF CENT /  UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Obverse: Head facing left, flanked by stars
Obverse legend: 1811

Edge: Plain

Number in Krause catalog: KM#41

 

Price for coin in F condition - $200-300

 

 

 

Braided Hair Half Cent

 

US coin half cent 1851

 

Face value: 1/2 Cent ($0.005=half  penny)
Composition: copper
Diameter 23.5 mm.
Weight 5.44 g.

Minted:
1840, 1841, 1842, 1843, 1844, 1845, 1846, 1847, 1848, 1849, 1850, 1851, 1852, 1853, 1854, 1855, 1856, 1857

Reverse: Value within wreath
Reverse legend: HALF CENT / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Obverse: Head facing left, within circle of stars
Obverse legend: 1851

Edge: Plain

Number in Krause catalog: KM#70

 

Price for coin in F condition - $100-150