Coin Specifications

Category: Braided Hair Half Cents (1840-1857)
Mint: Philadelphia
Catalog: KM-70
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Copper
Weight: 5.44 Grams
Diameter: 23mm
Edge: Plain
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1852 RESTRIKE 1/2C PF obverse 1852 RESTRIKE 1/2C PF reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Most half cent specialists believe all 1852 proofs to be Restrikes. These are easily recognized by the file marks seen over letters RICA of AMERICA on the so-called Second Restrikes of the late 1850s. The example illustrated is Breen-2.

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1852 RESTRIKE 1/2C PF Brown
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 3900 4100 4350 5400 6850 9500 14500 - - - -
$ - - - - - 4200 4400 4650 5800 7350 10500 15750 - -
1852 RESTRIKE 1/2C PF Red Brown
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 34
Low Grade: 62
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 66


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7/24/2014 PF 65   Red Heritage Auctions Monthly World and Ancient Coin Auction - Selections from the Eric P. Newman Collection Session(1), 241427/Lot# 19094


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6/5/2002 PCGS PF 63   Brown Heritage Auctions 2002 June Long Beach Signature Sale #292, 292/Lot# 5019 $3,680.00
9/26/2002 PCGS PF 64   Brown Heritage Auctions 2002 September Long Beach Signature Sale #300, 300/Lot# 5103 $3,277.50
5/5/2004 NGC PF 66   Brown Heritage Auctions 2004 May (CSNS) Signature Sale #346, 346/Lot# 5115 $5,750.00
11/4/2004 PCGS PF 64   Brown Heritage Auctions 2004 November Palm Beach, FL Signature Sale #358, 358/Lot# 5077 $3,680.00
11/27/2006 NGC PF 62   Brown David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 115: The Eagle One Sale, 120/Lot# 4821 $3,162.50
7/27/2013 NGC PF 66   Brown Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 1466 $6,462.50
1/26/2014 PCGS PF 65   Red Goldberg January 26, 2014 The Missouri Cabinet, 77/Lot# 204 $603,750.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1852 RESTRIKE 1/2C PF Brown
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Base2933300630813157323533133394347635593644373038174004416046464771509154055801613667028705
2957303131063183326133403421350335873672375938794056432246874877519555375912632473690
0000003421350335873672375938794056432246874877519555375912632400
0000003448353136153701378839414108448447294984530056696024651300
1852 RESTRIKE 1/2C PF Red Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base32623342342235043588367337603848393840304122421744174585510752415584592063437145889911129
3288336834493532361637023789387839684060415342834473475951515355569660616610772996420
0000003789387839684060415342834473475951515355569660616610772900
0000003818390839994091418543504529493351965469580862026877831400
1852 RESTRIKE 1/2C PF Red
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base35513635372138093898398840814175427043674465456547784956550856506012636768147545911611209
3579366337503838392840194112420643024399449846364837514055555770613065167057806898130
0000004112420643024399449846364837514055555770613065167057806800
0000004143423843344432453147074896532456025891624866657301859200
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