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SERIES: Liberty Cap Right Half Cents 1794-1797
LEVEL: Year, MintMark, & Major Variety

1796 1/2C No Pole, BN (Regular Strike)

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PCGS MS65BN

WITH POLE/NO POLE COMPARISON

PCGS MS63BN
PCGS #:
1030
Diameter:
23.50 millimeters
Designer:
John Smith Gardner
Weight:
5.44 grams
Edge:
Plain
Mintage:
1,390
Metal Content:
Copper
Auction Record:
$345,000 • F15 • 9-16-2008 • Ira & Larry Goldberg
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Rarity and Survival Estimates (Explain)
Grades Survival
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Numismatic
Rarity 
Relative Rarity
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Relative Rarity
By Series 
All Grades 29 R-8.9 2 / 11 2 / 14
60 or Better 3 R-9.8 3 / 11 TIE 4 / 14 TIE
65 or Better 0 R-10.1 1 / 11 1 / 14
Condition Census (Explain) Show more rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS65+BN PCGS grade

Missouri Cabinet

2 MS62BN PCGS grade  
3 AU58 estimated grade  
4 F15 PCGS grade  
5 F12 PCGS grade
Condition Census (Explain) Show fewer rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS65+BN PCGS grade

Missouri Cabinet

2 MS62BN PCGS grade  
3 AU58 estimated grade  
4 F15 PCGS grade  
5 F12 PCGS grade
5 F12 PCGS grade  
7 VG10 PCGS grade

David Hall: The incredible MS67RB from the Louis Eliasberg collection is one of the great copper coins of all-time. This coin is the only 1796 no pole half cent I've ever seen that has any Red color. And I only know of one other 1796 no pole in mint state condition, a PCGS grade MS62BN. The MS67RB sold at the Elisberg sale in 1996 for $506,000. What a coin!