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1809 HALF CENT - COHEN 4

Rarity: Scarce

Variety Equivalents: Breen 

Notes:
According to Ron Manley, the obverse die of this variety is surrounded by 131 denticles.

No count has yet been made of the denticles on the reverse of this variety.

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Images courtesy of Bill Eckberg

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