Coin Specifications

Category: Braided Hair Half Cents (1840-1857)
Mint: Philadelphia
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Copper
Weight: 5.4400g
Diameter: 23mm
Edge: Plain
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1841 ORIGINAL 1/2C PF obverse 1841 ORIGINAL 1/2C PF reverse
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Description & Analysis

As in 1840, the Original proofs of this date were coined with reeded planchets. Only faint traces of this reeding may be seen on some examples, as the plain collar obliterated it.

Perhaps two dozen of these Originals are known today.

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Last Updated: 4/15/2019

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1841 ORIGINAL 1/2C PF BN
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1841 ORIGINAL 1/2C PF RB
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 18
Low Grade: 62
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 65

The chart showing 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 2/18/2020 1841 ORIGINAL 1/2C PF BN
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base-------------1346-----14
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Total-------------1346-----14
 -------------7%21%29%43%----- 
1841 ORIGINAL 1/2C PF RB
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base-------------1--1-----2
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Total-------------1--1-----2
 -------------50%--50%----- 
1841 ORIGINAL 1/2C PF RD
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base---------------11-----2
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Total---------------11-----2
 ---------------50%50%----- 

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