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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1847 ORIGINAL 1/2C PF obverse 1847 ORIGINAL 1/2C PF reverse
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Description & Analysis

Perhaps 20 are known of this Original striking, and these are only rarely seen.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 4/15/2019

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1847 ORIGINAL 1/2C PF BN
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - 7000 14500 33000 - - - - -
1847 ORIGINAL 1/2C PF RB
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - 9375 18200 38000 - - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 10
Low Grade: 63
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 66

The chart showing 63 series, 64 series, 65 series, 66 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 2/18/2020 1847 ORIGINAL 1/2C PF BN
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base--------------231-----6
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Total--------------231-----6
 --------------33%50%17%----- 
1847 ORIGINAL 1/2C PF RB
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base---------------111----3
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Total---------------111----3
 ---------------33%33%33%---- 
1847 ORIGINAL 1/2C PF RD
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base-----------------1----1
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Total-----------------1----1
 -----------------100%---- 

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