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Obverse of 1800 Half Cent     Reverse of 1800 Half Cent


PCGS Nos: 1051, 1052, 1053


Circulation strikes:
Proofs: 0

Designer: Robert Scot

Diameter: 23.5 millimeters

Metal content:
Copper - 100%

Weight: 84 grains (5.44 grams)

Edge: Plain

Mintmark: None (all 1800 Half Cents were struck at the Philadelphia Mint)

Images courtesy of Superior Stamp & Coin

Varieties (1):
Cohen 1 - Very Common

The finest Brown examples graded by PCGS are 3 MS-64BN's.

The finest Red-Brown examples graded by PCGS are 4 MS-63RB's.

The finest Red example graded by PCGS is a single MS-63RD.

Significant examples:
See individual varieties

Recent appearances:
See individual varieties

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"American Half Cents - The 'Little Half Sisters' (Second Edition)" by Roger S. Cohen, Jr.

"Walter Breen's Encyclopedia of United States Half Cents 1793-1857" by Walter Breen (purchase a copy by clicking on the title)

"The PCGS Population Report, October 2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service

Relevant collector organizations:
Early American Coppers Club