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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1845 ORIGINAL 1/2C PF obverse 1845 ORIGINAL 1/2C PF reverse
Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society
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Description & Analysis

A dozen or slightly more are known of this Original striking, making it one of more rare proof-only half cents.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 4/15/2019

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1845 ORIGINAL 1/2C PF BN
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - 11500 15100 30000 - - - - - -
1845 ORIGINAL 1/2C PF RB
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - 18200 36500 - - - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 3
Low Grade: 64
Average Grade: 65
High Grade: 66

The chart showing 64 series, 65 series, 66 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 12/3/2019 1845 ORIGINAL 1/2C PF BN
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base---------------1------1
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Total---------------1------1
 ---------------100 %------ 
1845 ORIGINAL 1/2C PF RB
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----------------11----2
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Total----------------11----2
 ----------------50 %50 %---- 

Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
4/16/2008 PCGS PF 62   Brown Heritage Auctions 2008 April Rosemont, IL (CSNS) Signature Coin Auction #1104, 1104/Lot# 60 $18,400.00
4/24/2013 NGC PF 64   Brown Heritage Auctions 2013 April 24 - 28 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(4), 1184/Lot# 3900 $23,500.00
1/26/2014 PCGS PF 64   Brown Goldberg January 26, 2014 The Missouri Cabinet, 77/Lot# 172 $35,650.00
2/22/2018 PCGS PF 63   Brown Heritage Auctions 2018 February 22 - 26 LB Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(2), 1272/Lot# 3704 $21,600.00
9/5/2019 PCGS PF 62   Brown Heritage Auctions 2019 September 5 - 8 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1299/Lot# 4590 $16,800.00


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