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½ Cent

Features

Country United States
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1793
Value Half Cent = 1/2 Cent (0.005 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Copper
Weight 6.74 g
Diameter 22 mm
Shape Round
References KM# 10
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

Lettering:
LIBERTY
1793

Engraver: Henry Voigt

Henry Voigt or Henry Voight was a clockmaker, mathematical instrument maker, machine and steam engine builder, and Chief Coiner of the first United States Mint.

Reverse

Lettering:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
HALF CENT
1/200

Engraver: Henry Voigt

Henry Voigt or Henry Voight was a clockmaker, mathematical instrument maker, machine and steam engine builder, and Chief Coiner of the first United States Mint.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1793  35,334

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