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How much are my U.S. 1833 1/2c proof strike with brown surfaces half cent worth?

About 1833 1/2c PR BN Half Cents (Proof)

The 1833 Proof Half Cent is one of the issues of the Classic Head design, in any grade that is known to be a type coin, along with the 1834 and 1835. As expected, the original mintage is very average for the series with 30 pieces struck and most are still known to exist. Overall this coin is still quite valuable as there are not many examples to choose from. Yet, examples do come up for auction frequently enough for high-end type collectors or any lover of Half Cents to bid on. Collectors of toned coins may also like this issue since it seems to present premium coloring when found with the brown color designation. Bright red examples do exist as well if that is what appeals to you.



Coin Date: 1833
Denom: 1/2c / Half Cent
Desg: PR
Mint Mark: P
Mint Location: Philadelphia
Coinage Type: Classic Head
Coinage Years: 1809-1836
Composition: Copper
Strike Type: Proof
Diameter: 23.5 mm
Weight: 5.44 gr
Designer: John Reich
Edge: Plain Edge
Catalog #: 1198
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CDN Market Values for: 1833 1/2c PR BN
Value for grade:

PR65


CDN Market Values for: 1833 1/2c PR BN
Value for grade:

PR64


CDN Market Values for: 1833 1/2c PR BN
Value for grade:

PR63


CDN Market Values for: 1833 1/2c PR BN
Value for grade:

PR62


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