Coin Specifications

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


  
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Description & Analysis

The C-3 die marriage was coined with three different edges. Those half cents having the gripped edge, which consists of a series of edge cuts, are the most rare.

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1797 G.EDGE LOW HEAD C-3c 1/2C MS Brown
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
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2/28/2012 PCGS   Brown Stack's Bowers The March 2012 Baltimore Auction, 135/Lot# 4022 $34,500.00
5/19/2013 NGC Details VF Details  GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/19/2013, 75/Lot# 115779 $353.10
1/26/2014 PCGS Genuine F   Brown Goldberg January 26, 2014 The Missouri Cabinet, 77/Lot# 47 $103,500.00
1/26/2014 PCGS Genuine AG   Brown Goldberg January 26, 2014 The Missouri Cabinet, 77/Lot# 48 $55,200.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1797 G.EDGE LOW HEAD C-3c 1/2C MS Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3984574781538849958810226106531104712655135141460215232188992388130744403295390311111
4571654983859095980010368107841158312941138761481216454205592616833939448535390311110
000000107841158312941138761481216454205592616833939448535390311100
000000109151211913227142391502217676222202845637134493785390311100
1797 G.EDGE LOW HEAD C-3c 1/2C MS Red Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base43966286884995881037211047115001191713616145221566916333201882541232587425795668811111
50267140909598491059711198116391248313918149041589017618219292780335917472825668811110
000000116391248313918149041589017618219292780335917472825668811100
000000117781304914220152861611118903236703019539248519855668811100
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