Scarce classic head half cent featuring the inverted 9 digit. The luster is quite fantastic for the given grade.
The 1811-dated Half Cents are likely far rarer than mintage numbers conclude. As most were made earlier in the year, they most likely held a date of a previous issue. As a result, it is estimated that as few as 25,000-30,000 pieces were produced, making it a very difficult date to obtain in all grades. This is the most affordable example that we have handled and while it is indeed a subject of environmental issues, the details are quite nice and it's a perfect piece for the "affordable" set.
Low mintage of only 63,000 pieces. This was a workhorse coin of the time, and very few survived in AU to MS grades. A nicely lustrous piece that appears to be conservatively graded.
An absolutely hammer strike and no distracting marks present. (The holder has a crack on the obverse, mentioned for accuracy).
Exciting luster beams through light rose and mauve toning. The flash is outstanding and certainly makes claims to a higher grade. A single, tiny toning spot at star 8 is the only distraction. An impressive coin for certain.
13 star variety. A wonderful example of the type. CAC approved for quality and eye appeal.
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