1793 1/2c PCGS MS62 BN (Cohen 3)

Rare Half Cent, One Year Type

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$51,900.00 Current Bid
  • Lot Number1000
  • DLRC Estimate$62,500.00
  • CDN™ CPG Value$72,600.00 (What's CPG?)
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1793 1/2c PCGS MS62 BN (Cohen 3)

DLRC #: 1624751 // PCGS #: 1000

A coveted one year type coin from the first year of issue of Half Cents by the US Mint. Smooth medium chocolate tones with an amazing strike. A beautifully designed piece that is ideal for the advanced collector.

  • Category Early Copper
  • Series Half Cents
  • Type Liberty Cap, Head Facing Left
  • Years for Type 1793
  • Strike Business
  • Denomination Half Cent
  • Mint Location Philadelphia
  • Designer Joseph Wright
  • Composition Copper
  • Weight 6.74g
  • Edge Type Lettered Edge (TWO HUNDRED FOR A DOLLAR)
  • Mintage 35,334
Title Price Realized Date Sold
1793 1/2c NGC/CAC AU58 BN $36,000.00 03/17/2008
1793 1/2c PCGS XF40 (C-1; Rarity 3+) $19,000.00 08/17/2009
1793 1/2c PCGS VF30 (Bent Cap, Bunched Leaves) $14,500.00 01/30/2012
1793 1/2c PCGS VF30 $7,000.00 07/22/2004
1793 1/2c PCGS VF25 $12,250.00 09/17/2018