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1810 HALF CENT

PCGS Nos: 1132, 1133

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 215,000
Proofs: None reported or known

Designer: John Reich

Diameter: 23.5 millimeters

Metal content:
Copper - 100%

Weight: 84 grains (5.45 grams)

Edge: Plain

Mintmark: None (all 1810 Half Cents were struck at the Philadelphia Mint)

Images courtesy of Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles

Varieties (1):
Cohen 1 - Common

Notes:
The finest Brown examples graded by PCGS is a single MS-65BN.

The finest Red-Brown example graded by PCGS is a single MS-63RB.

Significant examples:
See individual varieties

Recent appearances:
See individual varieties

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

"The PCGS Population Report, October 2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service

Relevant collector organizations:
Early American Coppers Club