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Obverse of 1807 Half Cent     Reverse of 1807 Half Cent


1807 HALF CENT

PCGS No: 1104

Mintage:

Circulation strikes:
476,000
Proofs: None

Designer: Robert Scot

Diameter: 23.5 millimeters

Metal content:
Copper - 100%

Weight: 84 grains (5.44 grams)

Edge: Plain

Mintmark: None (all 1807 Half Cents were struck at the Philadelphia Mint)

Images courtesy of Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc. (Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The Benson Collection" Sale - Part 1, February 18-20, 2001)

Varieties (1):
Cohen 1 - Common

Notes:
The finest Brown examples graded by PCGS are 4 MS-63BN's.

Significant examples:
See individual variety

Recent appearances:
See individual variety

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

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

Relevant collector organizations:
Early American Coppers Club