1808/7 1/2C, BN (Regular Strike)

Series: Draped Bust Half Cents 1800-1808

PCGS MS64+BN

PCGS MS64+BN

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Image courtesy of Heritage Numismatic Auctions

Image courtesy of Heritage Numismatic Auctions

PCGS AU58BN

PCGS AU58BN

PCGS #:
1110
Designer:
Robert Scot
Edge:
Plain
Diameter:
23.50 millimeters
Weight:
5.44 grams
Mintage:
400,000
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 400 R-6.2 8 / 18 TIE 8 / 18 TIE
60 or Better 0 R-10.1 1 / 18 1 / 18
65 or Better 0 R-10.1 1 / 18 1 / 18
Survival Estimate
All Grades 400
60 or Better
65 or Better
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-6.2
60 or Better R-10.1
65 or Better R-10.1
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 8 / 18 TIE
60 or Better 1 / 18
65 or Better 1 / 18
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 8 / 18 TIE
60 or Better 1 / 18
65 or Better 1 / 18

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS64+BN PCGS grade

Robert Coulton Davis, 8/25/1888 - Davis Estate - New York Coin & Stamp Co. 1/1890:2670, $4.25 - Charles T. Steigerwalt - Peter Mougey - Thomas L. Elder 9/1910:303, $30.00 - Howard Rounds Newcomb (valued by Newcomb at $30.00) - B. Max Mehl - Colonel E. H. R. "Ned" Green Collection (appraised by the Estate at $1.50 on 8/9/1937), sold in April 1943 for $25.00 - Partnership of Eric P. Newman & B.G. Johnson (St. Louis Coin Co.) - Eric P. Newman - Eric P. Newman Education Society/Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 08.2.5) - Goldbergs 1/2014:90, $483,000

2 AU55 PCGS grade
2 AU55 PCGS grade
4 AU53 PCGS grade
4 AU53 PCGS grade
4 AU53 estimated grade
4 AU53 estimated grade
8 XF45 PCGS grade
8 XF45 PCGS grade
10 XF40 PCGS grade XF40 PCGS grade
#1 MS64+BN PCGS grade

Robert Coulton Davis, 8/25/1888 - Davis Estate - New York Coin & Stamp Co. 1/1890:2670, $4.25 - Charles T. Steigerwalt - Peter Mougey - Thomas L. Elder 9/1910:303, $30.00 - Howard Rounds Newcomb (valued by Newcomb at $30.00) - B. Max Mehl - Colonel E. H. R. "Ned" Green Collection (appraised by the Estate at $1.50 on 8/9/1937), sold in April 1943 for $25.00 - Partnership of Eric P. Newman & B.G. Johnson (St. Louis Coin Co.) - Eric P. Newman - Eric P. Newman Education Society/Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 08.2.5) - Goldbergs 1/2014:90, $483,000

#2 AU55 PCGS grade
#2 AU55 PCGS grade
#4 AU53 PCGS grade
#4 AU53 PCGS grade
#4 AU53 estimated grade
#4 AU53 estimated grade
#8 XF45 PCGS grade
#8 XF45 PCGS grade
XF40 PCGS grade #10 XF40 PCGS grade
Doug Winter:

The 1808/7 Half Cent is one of only two overdates in the Draped Bust series (the other is the 1802/0). This overdated obverse was used with two different reverses, resulting in two die varieties: Cohen 1 and Cohen 2. 1808/7 Cohen 1 is a very rare variety and has been quite elusive, though a few low-grade examples have shown up on Internet auctions. 1808/7 Cohen 2 is scarce but in great demand because of its appearance as a distinct variety in most price guides. High grade examples are very rare; in fact, no Mint State 1808/7 Half Cent is known to exist.