1809 U.S. Half Cent

1809 U.S. Half Cent


1809 VG Bronze US Half Cent

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Weight .3 oz
Dimensions 2 × 2 × .125 in

1809 VG US Bronze Half Cent
The Half Cent is the lowest face value coin struck by the United States. All half cents are scarce.
This denomination was authorized on April 2, 1792. The coinage was discontinued by the Act of February 21, 1857.
All coins were minted in Philadelphia. The designer was John Reichs.
Mintage 1,154,572