A beautifully preserved mint state example of the 1835 Capped Bust half dime from the Philadelphia mint. Rich detail and a strong strike remain evident after nearly two centuries since its issue, earning this coin a grade of MS61 from NGC. This is a wonderful example of an early half dime in excellent preservation. This example is the Large date, Large 5C variety. There are four primary varieties of the 1835 half dime: Large date, Large 5C; Large date, Small 5C; Small date, Large 5C and Small date, Small 5C.
Weight: 1.35 grams
Composition: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper
Designer: William Kneass
Diameter: 15.5 mm