History, Information, and Value of 1851 Braided Hair Half Cent
Value of 1851 C-1 Braided Hair Half Cent
W-1 | C-1 (Proof, PO-13), B-1 | Breen dies: 1-A. | Proofs of this otherwise readily available date are rare with perhaps just three to five known all told. From 5,500 to 7,500 circulation strike examples of the 1851 Braided Hair Half Cent, W-1 are extant in all grades, typically EF or AU, and plenty of Mint State coins are available as well.
The obverse text of the Braided Hair Half Cent reads “Liberty, 1851.” 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 coin. 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.