1804 1/2C Spiked Chin, BN (Regular Strike)

Series: Draped Bust Half Cents 1800-1808

PCGS MS66BN

PCGS MS66BN

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Spiked Chin

Spiked Chin

PCGS MS65BN

PCGS MS65BN

PCGS #:
1075
Designer:
Robert Scot
Edge:
Plain
Diameter:
23.50 millimeters
Weight:
5.44 grams
Mintage:
1,055,312
Mint:
Philadelphia
Metal:
Copper
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Rarity and Survival Estimates Learn More

Grades Survival
Estimate
Numismatic
Rarity
Relative Rarity
By Type
Relative Rarity
By Series
All Grades 300 R-6.4 6 / 18 TIE 6 / 18 TIE
60 or Better 40 R-8.7 6 / 18 TIE 6 / 18 TIE
65 or Better 3 R-9.8 3 / 18 TIE 3 / 18 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 300
60 or Better 40
65 or Better 3
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-6.4
60 or Better R-8.7
65 or Better R-9.8
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 6 / 18 TIE
60 or Better 6 / 18 TIE
65 or Better 3 / 18 TIE
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 6 / 18 TIE
60 or Better 6 / 18 TIE
65 or Better 3 / 18 TIE

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS65BN PCGS grade
2 MS64BN PCGS grade PCGS #35167 (MS, Brown)     64
2 MS64BN PCGS grade PCGS #35167 (MS, Brown)     64
2 MS64BN PCGS grade PCGS #35167 (MS, Brown)     64
2 MS64BN PCGS grade
6 MS63BN PCGS grade
6 MS63BN PCGS grade
6 MS63BN PCGS grade
6 MS63BN PCGS grade
6 MS63BN PCGS grade
#1 MS65BN PCGS grade
PCGS #35167 (MS, Brown)     64 #2 MS64BN PCGS grade
PCGS #35167 (MS, Brown)     64 #2 MS64BN PCGS grade
PCGS #35167 (MS, Brown)     64 #2 MS64BN PCGS grade
#2 MS64BN PCGS grade
#6 MS63BN PCGS grade
#6 MS63BN PCGS grade
#6 MS63BN PCGS grade
#6 MS63BN PCGS grade
#6 MS63BN PCGS grade
Ron Guth:

The 1804 Spiked Chin Half Cent is an interesting variety caused when damage occured to an obverse die, resulting in a sharp, spike-like projection jutting out from Liberty's chin. The Spiked Chin itself is considered a die state, because examples from the same obverse die are known without the damage. However, the Spiked Chin obverse was used in combination with more than one reverse, so it is also known as a die variety. The Spiked Chin Half Cent is fairly common, but it commands a premium because of its listing as a major variety in most (if not all) price catalogs.