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US coin Draped Bust Half Dollar 1796-1797

 

US coin 1/2 dollar 1797
Currency - Dollar=100 cents
Type - circulation coin

Composition - Silver 0.892
Diameter - 32.5 mm
Weight - 13.48 grams

Edge: Lettered: FIFTY CENTS OR HALF A DOLLAR


Years of mintage:
1796, 1797

Reverse:
Draped bust right, flanked by stars
Legend:
LIBERTY / Year

Obverse:
Small Eagle
Legend:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


Krause catalog number - KM#26

Coin value in "F" condition - $30,000-40,000 (rare valuable coin)

 

 

 

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