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How much are my U.S. 1844 1/2c proof strike with red-brown surfaces Original half cent worth?

About 1844 1/2c PR RB Original Half Cents (Proof)

The original version variety of the 1844 Proof Half Cent is of the Braided Hair design on the obverse and large round berries on the reverse. The original mintage in 1844 was just 16 coins which is about as low as it gets for this series. Overall, this is quite a rare coin worth anywhere between six thousand and much more if you can find it in high-end gem condition.



Coin Date: 1844
Denom: 1/2c / Half Cent
Desg: PR
Mint Mark: P
Mint Location: Philadelphia
Mintage: 16
Coinage Type: Braided Hair
Coinage Years: 1840-1857
Composition: Copper
Variety 2: Original
Strike Type: Proof
Diameter: 23.5 mm
Weight: 5.44 gr
Designer: John Reich
Edge: Plain Edge
Catalog #: 1273
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CDN Market Values for: 1844 1/2c PR RB Original
Value for grade:

PR65 CAC


CDN Market Values for: 1844 1/2c PR RB Original
Value for grade:

PR65


CDN Market Values for: 1844 1/2c PR RB Original
Value for grade:

PR64 CAC


CDN Market Values for: 1844 1/2c PR RB Original
Value for grade:

PR64


CDN Market Values for: 1844 1/2c PR RB Original
Value for grade:

PR63 CAC


CDN Market Values for: 1844 1/2c PR RB Original
Value for grade:

PR63


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