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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:

1809   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