Half Cents were issued from 1793 to 1857 and are the lowest denomination coin ever issued by the United States. Liberty Cap, Facing Left Half Cents were made in 1793. Liberty Cap, Facing Right Half Cents was made from 1794 to 1797.
From 1800 to 1808 Draped Bust Half Cents were issued and Classic Head Half Cents were made from 1809 to 1836. Finally Braided Hair Half Cents were introduced in 1840 and made till 1857 when the coinage of Half Cents was permanently discontinued. All Half Cents were minted in Philadelphia and are scarce!
#207108: 1 above1. Extremely pleasing for the grade with a nice medium brown color, solid detail and nice clean surfaces.
#207565: Extremely well detailed with nice, light to medium brown surfaces and traces of mint luster.
#118888: Reverse of 1802. A Gem for the grade with a rare problem-free light brown planchet. This is an exceptionally pleasing example of this scarce date.
#139014: Evenly struck with nice detail and a much cleaner planchet than usually seen on this rare date.
#206025: Spiked Chin. C-6. Well detailed with attractive medium brown surfaces. A late die state with the reverse rim cud running from the M in AMERICA all the way to the I in UNITED.
#207258: Spiked Chin. Excellent detail with smooth glossy brown surfaces. Early die state.
#206724: Spiked Chin. Early die state. Traces of red give a lovely orange brown blend.
#206732: Plain 4. No Stems. Beautiful chestnut brown with a faint red cast. The strike is even and strong while the surfaces are quite pristine. This is a very pleasing early Half Cent!
#206002: Large 6, Stems. Pleasing lustrous medium brown and very close to mint state.
#205934: Small 6, No Stems. Nicely struck with frosty mint luster. The surfaces are a pleasing medium brown with a glimpse of orange-red.
#132490: CAC. Large 6, Stems. Very attractive light reddish-brown with rich mint luster. MS-63 is a very conservative grade by PCGS!
#206733: Large 6. Stems. Shimmering mint luster with a generous amount of original red cascades off this beautiful early copper. The overall strike is quite strong although there is some softness on the reverse at 12 o'clock. The overall quality is exceptional for the grade and the eye appeal is fantastic!
#204091: C-6. Beautiful lustrous surfaces with light olive-brown and a touch of faded mint red. This coin shows excellent detail with virtually no trace of wear.
#203874: 9 over inverted 9. Extremely nice for the grade with very little wear and nice light brown surfaces.
#202937: C-1. Very attractive with glossy brown surfaces that exhibit a nice reddish tint.
#207536: CAC approved. Beautiful light chocolate brown surfaces with a faint iridescent blue hue.
#206654: CAC approved. Well struck with glossy mahogany surfaces that show faint traces of mint red. Very nice!
#203945: A beautiful example of this exceedingly rare half cent. Only 15 to 18 known. This piece is superb with iridescent reddish blue-green and brown, deep mirrored surfaces. Nearly mark-free and just a fabulous rare coin!