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Obverse of 1804 Half Cent - Cohen 12     Reverse of 1804 Half Cent - Cohen 12


1804 HALF CENT - COHEN 12

"Crosslet 4, Stemless Reverse"

Rarity: Common

Variety Equivalents: Breen 11

Notes:
The obverse die of this variety was also used on:
1804 Cohen 10

The reverse die of this variety was also used on:
1804 Cohen 13

Images courtesy of Superior Stamp and Coin

Significant examples:
NGC MS-65 Brown
- John J. Pittman
- Akers 10/1997:130
- Superior 1/2005:63

Auction appearances:
MS-63 Brown
- Heritage 08/ 2000:5385, $1,437.50

"AU-58" (illustrated above)
- Superior 03/2000:Lot 61, "MDS"

AU-58, recolored
- Superior 6/2000:71

Del Bland graded EF-45
- Goldbergs 02/2001:190, $506.00

Del Bland Fine-15
- Goldbergs 5/2001:107, $126.00

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"American Half Cents - The 'Little Half Sisters' (Second Edition)" by Roger S. Cohen, Jr.

"Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia Of U.S. And Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen

Relevant collector organizations:
Early American Coppers Club