½ Cent

Features

Issuer United States
Period Federal republic (1776-date)
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
Number N# 30315
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 10
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

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.

Mint

United States Mint, Philadelphia, United States (1792-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1793  35 334

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