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Obverse of 1809 Half Cent - Cohen 2     Reverse of 1809 Half Cent - Cohen 2


1809 HALF CENT - COHEN 2

Rarity: Scarce

Notes:
According to Ron Manley, the obverse die of this variety is surrounded by 136 denticles.

According to Ron Manley, the reverse die of this variety is surrounded by 145 denticles.

Images courtesy of Bill Eckberg

Recent appearances:
NGC MS-62 Brown.  Dr. Wallace Lee - Superior Galleries 05/2003:265, $11,500.

(illustrated above).  Brobston - Schonwalter - Stack's 01/2003

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

"Walter Breen's Encyclopedia of United States Half Cents 1793-1857" by Walter Breen (purchase a copy by clicking on the title)

EAC Region 8 Newsletter #244, April 22, 2001

Relevant collector organizations:
Early American Coppers Club