Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Cap Half Cents (1793-1797)
Mint: Philadelphia
Catalog: KM-14
Composition: Copper
Diameter: 23.5mm
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1797 L.EDGE LOW HEAD C-3b 1/2C MS obverse 1797 L.EDGE LOW HEAD C-3b 1/2C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

This is the same die pair as C-3a and C-3c, but it has a lettered edge. This variety is in between those two in terms of rarity.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 2/11/2014

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1797 L.EDGE LOW HEAD C-3b 1/2C MS Brown
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 1950 3350 6000 13000 25000 25000 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 4
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: VG
High Grade: VF


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Auction Prices Realized

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1/23/2006 NGC VF 35   Brown Heritage Auctions 2006 January Dallas, TX The Jules Reiver Collection Signature Auction #390, 390/Lot# 19031 $17,250.00
5/30/2012 PCGS   Brown Stack's Bowers The June 2012 Baltimore Auction, 137/Lot# 2016 $805.00
2/22/2013 PCGS   Brown Stack's Bowers The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, 181/Lot# 6413 $1,045.75
11/1/2013 NGC VG 10   Brown Heritage Auctions 2013 November 1 - 3 US Coin Signature Auction - New York Session(1), 1191/Lot# 3016 $7,637.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1797 L.EDGE LOW HEAD C-3b 1/2C MS Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base7251450204829104817647372877960824784288686884990469307958810226117542192629430402405602379373
966164923353545536967447511805583078514874089149133940098001073515144244273303345501638060
000000751180558307851487408914913394009800107351514424427330334550100
0000007735815183678600879489809220949410013112441853526928366365076200
1797 L.EDGE LOW HEAD C-3b 1/2C MS Red Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base844164723023238529070617928864489499141941595889797100741037211047126642336431215424865888883075
111118652614392258807350816687459013923294729657988910173105971158616230259813497247953669500
00000081668745901392329472965798891017310597115861623025981349724795300
00000084058847907793239530972799811027210822121251979728598387295342000
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