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Classic Head Half Cent (half penny)

United States of America coinage

US Dollar ($)=100 cents
1/2 cent = 0.005 $US

 

old US coin half cent 1811
Classic Head Half Cent
Minted: 1809-1836
KM#41

Designer: John Reich
Metal: copper
Diameter: 23.5 mm.
Weight: 5.44 g.
Edge: plain
Reverse: value within wreath
Reverse legend: HALF CENT / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Obverse: head facing left, flanked by 13 stars (the 1828 strikes have either 12 or 13 stars on the obverse)
Obverse legend: date

Mintage:

1,154,572

 

1810 - 215,000

 

1811 - 63,140

 

1825 - 63,000

 

1826 - 234,000

 

1828 - 606,000

 

1829 - 487,000

 

1831 - 2,200

 

1832 - 51,000

 

1833 - 103,000

 

1834 - 141,000

 

1835 - 398,000

 

1836 - PROOF only, mintage unknown

 

 

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