U.S. Coin Values: Half Cents (Proof).
About 1840-1857 1/2c RB
The Braided Hair design for the Half Cent denomination will be the last as 1857 would be it for Half Cents as a whole. Christian Gobrecht created this design. The proof examples are actually more vital to collecting than business strike coins in which they were struck each and every year from 1840 through 1857 except for 1853. These proof coins are known as originals and restrikes with the need of a loupe to tell the difference. Restrikes were set to be created around 1858 to 1861 by Mint Director Snowden, when collecting was getting more well known in the United States.
|Denomination:||1/2c / Half Cent|
|Coinage Type:||Braided Hair|
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