The half cent is the lowest face value coin struck by the United States. All half cents are scarce, and this series is beginning to enjoy the popularity of large cents and certain other early series. Prices for the common dates and varieties have remained at reasonable levels for many years. This denomination was authorized on april 2, 1792. Originally the weigh was to have been 132 grains, but this was changed to 104 grain by the Act of January 14, 1793, before coinage was commenced.The wight was again changed, to 84 grains, on January 26, 1796, by presidential proclamation in conformity with the Act of March 3, 1795. Coinage was discontinued by the Act of February 21, 1857.
All were coined at the Philadelphia Mint. For sale is a 1832 Class Head US Half Cent. We would consider this coin to be in very fine condition, but the reverse side has a somewhat weak strike. Please use the photos to judge for yourself.The item "1832 US Classic Head Half Cent Very Fine Condition" is in sale since Wednesday, May 6, 2020. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ US\Half Cents\Classic Head (1809-36)".
The seller is "edgeweb" and is located in Jacksonville, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada.