Value of 1850 Braided Hair Half Cent
History, Information, and Value of 1850 Braided Hair Half Cent
Value of the 1850 C-1 Braided Hair Half Cent Coin
W-1 | C-1 (Proof, PO-12), B-1| Breen dies: 1-A. | This coin was the only die pair of the year. Not only were the circulation strikes produced from these dies but the rare Proofs of the date, perhaps 10 to 12 known today, were also struck from this pair. Some 1,750 to 2,250 or so examples of the 1850 Braided Hair Half Cent, W-1 are known from the mintage of 39,812 pieces, and though scarce in the AU range, Mint State pieces are known though they are elusive.
The obverse text of the Braided Hair Half Cent reads “Liberty, 1850.” The reverse of the coins read “United States of America, Half Cent.” If you are selling your coin, please consider contacting our rare coin experts, or consulting our rare coin price guide. We are the old coin buyer that you can trust, and we will offer you top dollar for your coins. To get an old coin appraisal, our experts will need to see an image of the rare coins you are interested in selling. Please include a front and back image of the coins.