Coin Specifications

Category: Early Halves (1794-1839)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 3,918
Catalog: KM-26
Obverse Designer: Robert Scot
Reverse Designer: Robert Scot
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.8920
Weight: 13.4800g
ASW: 0.3866oz
Melt Value: $5.73 (9/4/2015)
Diameter: 32.5mm
Edge: FIFTY CENTS OR HALF A DOLLAR
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1796 50C MS obverse 1796 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

NGC now routinely distinguishes 1796 half dollars as having either 15 stars or 16 stars, and more information will be found under the two following entries.

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 16
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 45
High Grade: 64


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NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1796 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3447487653676089695184288889930797631004310436106811084111197115291344616353212822618732810418751
3923503956076376744385819028945998561017410517107341095911307121681441517996229172839435831418750
000000902894599856101741051710734109591130712168144151799622917283943583100
000000916796119949103051059910787110781141812807153841963924552306023885300
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