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: Lettered
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1797 L.EDGE LOW HEAD C-3b 1/2C MS obverse 1797 L.EDGE LOW HEAD C-3b 1/2C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

This is the same die pair as C-3a and C-3c, but it has a lettered edge. This variety is in between those two in terms of rarity.

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1797 L.EDGE LOW HEAD C-3b 1/2C MS Brown
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 4
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: VG
High Grade: VF


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Auction Prices Realized

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1/23/2006 NGC VF 35   Brown Heritage Auctions 2006 January Dallas, TX The Jules Reiver Collection Signature Auction #390, 390/Lot# 19031 $17,250.00
5/30/2012 PCGS Genuine F   Brown Stack's Bowers The June 2012 Baltimore Auction, 137/Lot# 2016 $805.00
2/22/2013 PCGS Genuine VG   Brown Stack's Bowers The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, 181/Lot# 6413 $1,045.75
11/1/2013 NGC VG 10   Brown Heritage Auctions 2013 November 1 - 3 US Coin Signature Auction - New York Session(1), 1191/Lot# 3016 $7,637.50
1/26/2014 PCGS XF 45   Brown Goldberg January 26, 2014 The Missouri Cabinet, 77/Lot# 46 $80,500.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1797 L.EDGE LOW HEAD C-3b 1/2C MS Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base13932433317241415747958811047121781311213281134461360613762139141406214206143472221729447000
174026793495467670271007411424124891316813336134991365813813139631411014253169702462729447000
00000011424124891316813336134991365813813139631411014253169702462729447000
00000011801128011322513391135531371013863140131415814300195942703729447000
1797 L.EDGE LOW HEAD C-3b 1/2C MS Red Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base158327183521456562861037211917131121409814277144501461914784149441510015252154002366931233000
196129863869513976481088712315134411415814335145061467414837149961515115301181562619031233000
00000012315134411415814335145061467414837149961515115301181562619031233000
00000012714137691421714392145631472914891150481520115351209132871231233000
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