U.S. Coins: Half Cents
1857 RD · Half Cents (Proof)
About 1857 RD Half Cents (Proof)
The 1857 Proof Half Cent is of the Braided Hair design. The original mintage in 1857 was a very high total of 266 coins in which most have survived. This issue is the ultimate type coin for the series as there are quite a few to be had. They are worth anywhere between four thousand to over twenty thousand in red gem condition. The 1856 and 1857 round out this denomination with large mintages ready for a fine collection.
|Denom:||1/2c / Half Cent|
|Coinage Type:||Braided Hair|
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