History, Information, and Value of 1854 Braided Hair Half Cent
Value of 1854 C-1 Braided Hair Half Cent
W-1a and b | C-1 (Proof, PO-14), B-1 and 2 | Breen dies: 1-A (rust pit on top of I in UNITED). | Perhaps 25 to 30 Proofs of the date can be found today along with some 2,500 to 3,500 circulation strikes. Mint State coins are readily available. The reverse of 1854 Braided Hair Half Cent, W-1a has no trace of a rust pit on the I in UNITED and the As in AMERICA are closed, while the reverse of W-1b has a rust pit evident on the I and the As in AMERICA are open at the base.
The obverse text of the Braided Hair Half Cent reads “Liberty, 1854.” 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.