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U.S. Coin Values: Half Cents (Proof).

About 1849 1/2c RB Restrike, Large Date

The Large Date variety of the 1849 Proof Large Cent is of the Braided Hair design on the obverse and tiny berries on the reverse. The mintage was composed of only 5 coins which is extremely low even for this series that is so rare it is worth tens of thousands at a minimum. One of the rarest and most valuable date and variety combination in its entire series. This issue blows away the rest of series with a survival estimate of about 2 coins.

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Coin Date: 1849
Denomination: 1/2c / Half Cent
Designation: PR
Mint Mark: P
Mint Location: Philadelphia
Mintage: 5
Coinage Type: Braided Hair
Coinage Years: 1840-1857
Composition: Copper
Variety 2: Restrike, Large Date
Strike Type: Proof
Diameter: 23.5 mm
Weight: 5.44 gr
Designer: John Reich
Edge: Plain Edge
PCGS #: 1309
NGC ID: 26ZN
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