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DRAPED BUST, LARGE EAGLE REVERSE HALF DOLLAR (1801-1807)

1803 Half Dollar

1803 Half Dollar

1803 Half Dollar - The 1803 Half Dollar is found with either a Large or Small 3 in the date. The Large 3 is more common and is seen about five times more often than the Small 3. The Large 3 has a vertical serif which is at a right angle to the top bar of the numeral and extends above it. The top bar and serif are also thicker. On the Small 3 the serif slants to the left. In addition, the 1803 also comes with Large and Small reverse stars.

The 1803 Half Dollar had an original mintage of 188,234, which includes all varieties. PCGS has certified 421 Large 3 coins and 77 Small 3’s. NGC has certified 90 Large and 33 Small 3’s. These numbers do not account for resubmissions and crossovers.

Specifications:
Designer: Robert Scot
Weight: 13.48 grams
Composition: .8924 silver, .1076 copper
Diameter: approximately 32.5 mm
Edge: FIFTY CENTS OR HALF A DOLLAR with decorations between

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