Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Cap Half Cents (1793-1797)
Mint: Philadelphia
Catalog: KM-14
Obverse Designer: John Smith Gardner?
Reverse Designer: Robert Scot
Composition: Copper
Weight: 5.4400g
Diameter: 23.5mm
Edge: Gripped
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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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
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2/28/2012 PCGS Genuine Genuine   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 AG 3   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
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9489142331661418958192741964219952202502053620900213372174222531240533068640373000000
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1797 G.EDGE LOW HEAD C-3c 1/2C MS Red Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base8082146191660220153204432085921189215052180922102226582292323669246561391442625000000
10261152801778620250205822096921294216062190722287227462317223998246562348442625000000
00000021294216062190722287227462317223998246562348442625000000
00000021400217082200422473228352342024327246563305542625000000
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