History, Information, and Value of 1852 Braided Hair Half Cent
Value of 1852 C-SR-1 Braided Hair Half Cent
W-1 | Original, Large Berries, Proof | C-SR-1, B-1 | Breen dies: 1-A. | Fewer than a half dozen are believed to be known of 1852 Braided Hair Half Cent W-1, one of the great rarities among Proof half cent varieties. Mrs. Emery May Holden Norweb, one of the preeminent names in 20th century numismatics searched for decades for an example of this rarity. From the only obverse used for this Proof-only issue. The date seems overly large and crowded in the space allowed.
Value of 1852 C-SR-12 Braided Hair Half Cent
W-2 | First Restrike, Small Berries, Proof | C-SR-12, B-2 | Breen dies: 1-B. | It is believed over 100 examples of W-2 exist, the most available Proof half cent up to this year. The Same obverse, reverse with doubling at NT of CENT.
Value of 1852 C-SR-26 Braided Hair Half Cent
W-3 | Second Restrike, Small Berries, Proof | C-SR-26, B-3 | Breen dies: 1-C. | Perhaps 10 to 15 Proofs of W-3 exist. Same obverse as preceding, die lines above RICA on the reverse.
The obverse text of the Braided Hair Half Cent reads “Liberty, 1852.” 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.