1796 16 Stars 50c Ms Draped Bust Half Dollar

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1796-P Draped Bust Half Dollar Value

The 1796-P draped bust half dollar value ranges from $1 to $100,000 depending on the quality of the coin and its mint strike type.

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What is a 1796-P Draped Bust Half Dollar?

The 1796-P Draped Bust Half Dollar is a silver coin that was minted at the Philadelphia mint. It has a legal tender value of $0.50. This was manufactured as a "Mint Strike" coin which usually means it was intended for use in daily transactions. Extremely rare and highly collectible This coin was minted in the first year of its series, and is a more popular coin to collectors for that reason, but not necessarily to investors. This coin contains a good amount of silver at 12.02326 grams (0.39 oz. Adjusted Silver Weight).


1796-P 50c Draped Bust Half Dollar (Obverse)


1796-P 50c Draped Bust Half Dollar (Reverse)

Coin Specifications

Year 1796
Mint Philadelphia
Mintage 3,918
Diameter 32.5 millimeters
Production Mint Strike
Material Silver
Weight 13.4800 grams / 0.4334 ounces
Precious Metal Silver
Metal Content 12.0233 grams / 0.3866 ounces
Metal Value $9.34  (as of 2022-01-24, 3:01 AM)
Obverse Designer Robert Scot
Reverse Designer Robert Scot
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