1836 U.S. 50¢ - Capped Bust Silver Half Dollar - NGC AU58 (O-117)
  • Grading Service: Numismatic Guaranty Corporation - NGC
  • Grade: About Uncirculated 58 - AU58
  • Certification: 4632959-009
  • Country: United States
  • Period: Federal Republic (1776-Date)
  • Type: Standard Circulation Coin
  • Years: 1807-1836
  • Mint: United States Mint - Philadelphia (1792-Date)
  • Denomination: 1/2 Dollar = 50 Cents
  • Currency: Dollar (1785-Date)
  • Composition: .892 SIlver
  • Diameter: 32.5mm
  • Weight: 13.48g
  • Edge: Plain with lettering
  • Mintage: 6,545,000
  • Obverse: An American Bald Eagle, with wings spread and a bundle of arrows and an olive branch in its claws. A scroll above the eagle includes the motto E PLURIBUS UNUM, and nearly fully around is the country name. The denomination, which is expressed as 50 C., is below the eagle.
  • Reverse: The bust of Liberty, facing left wearing a cap, which is referred to as a Phrygian or Freedom Cap, a symbol of the American Revolutionary War. Liberty’s hair is curling and flowing gently downwards and a small part of her dress can be seen just below the neck. There are seven stars in front and six additional stars behind, representing the original thirteen states in the Union. The headband carries the inscription LIBERTY, and the date, slightly curved, is seen beneath the portrait.
  • Reference: KM# 37
  • Variety: O-117 - Obverse-Star 8 slightly recut around outer points and 3/4 mm. from cap. Date is 7 3/4 mm. with the 1 unusually low and well in line with 836. 83 is closer than 18 or 36 and the 3 is nearly closed to center bar.

*Coin condition is based on our professional opinion. Pictures are representative of the coin that you will receive, actual coin may differ slightly, and serial numbers may vary*

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