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Obverse of 1807 Capped Bust Half Dollar     Reverse of 1807 Capped Bust Half Dollar


1807 CAPPED BUST
HALF DOLLAR
(see also 1807 Draped Bust Half Dollar)

PCGS No: 6086

Mintage: 
Circulation strikes: 
750,500
Proofs: 0

Designer: John Reich

Diameter: 32-33 millimeters

Metal content:
Silver - 89.2%
Copper - 10.8%

Weight:  208 grains (13.48 grams)

Edge: Lettered ("FIFTY CENTS OR HALF A DOLLAR")

Mintmark: None (all 1807 Half Dollars were struck at Philadelphia)

Images courtesy of Superior Galleries

Varieties (4):
I. Large Stars
   A. 50/20 Denomination
       Overton 111 - Very Scarce
       Overton 112 - Very Common
   B. Normal Denomination
       Overton 114 - Scarce
II. Small Stars
       Overton 113 - Common

Notes:
The finest 1807 Half Dollars graded by PCGS are 3 MS-65's.

Significant appearances:
See variety listings

Recent appearances:
See variety listings

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"Early Half Dollar Die Varieties 1794-1836", Third Edition, by Al C. Overton and Don Parsley

"Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia of U.S. and Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen

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