Coin Specifications

Category: Classic Head Half Cents (1809-1836)
Mint: Philadelphia
Catalog: KM-41
Obverse Designer: William Kneass, after Reich
Reverse Designer: John Reich
Composition: Copper
Weight: 5.44 Grams
Diameter: 23.5mm
Edge: Plain
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1834 1/2C PF obverse 1834 1/2C PF reverse


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Description & Analysis

As in 1833, the proofs of this date appear to have preceded the currency strikes, as the dies lack the clashmarks seen on so many of the latter.

This date is more rare as proofs than the 1833 half cents. The number of survivors is under two dozen.

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1834 1/2C PF Brown
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1834 1/2C PF Red Brown
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 12
Low Grade: 64
Average Grade: 65
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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1/5/2011 NGC Proof 65   Brown Heritage Auctions 2011 January Tampa FUN Signature & Platinum Night US Coin Auction Session(1), 1151/Lot# 3115 $7,475.00
8/8/2013 PCGS Proof 64   Red Brown Heritage Auctions 2013 August 8 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Rosemont Session(5), 1188/Lot# 5507 $18,800.00
11/1/2013 NGC Proof 66   Brown Heritage Auctions 2013 November 1 - 3 US Coin Signature Auction - New York Session(2), 1191/Lot# 3492 $12,337.50
1/8/2014 NGC Proof 65   Brown Heritage Auctions 2014 January 8 - 12 FUN US Coin Signature Auction - Orlando Session(1), 1201/Lot# 3304 $7,050.00
6/23/2014 NGC Proof 66   Brown Heritage Auctions 2014 June 23 The Eugene H. Gardner Collection of US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(1), 1213/Lot# 30011 $12,337.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1834 1/2C PF Brown
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1834 1/2C PF Red Brown
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Base1776182718791931198520412097215422122860357139524196441445654780497659656225689077178758
1793184418961949200320592116217324283097369840334268446446364845530560516446716580640
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1834 1/2C PF Red
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