The Half Cent was one of the first coins authorized by the U.S. Congress on April 2, 1792. Adam Eckfeldt is acknowledged as the designer of the Half Cent. It was first issued in 1793, and minted at the Philadelphia Mint until 1857. Its metal composition, copper, with a weight of 6.74 grams. The Half Cent was smallest denomination coin ever minted in the United States. Its low buying power and large size, 22mm, slightly smaller than a quarter, contributed to its unpopularity at the time.



1809 6 Classic Head Half Cent PCGS AU Details Rare Overdate Certified Coin


1828 13 Stars PCGS MS63 RB Half Cent CAC Stickered PQ More RED Than RB


Estate Find 1804 DRAPED BUST HALF CENT F9799


Estate Find 1834 Classic Head Half Cent G5289


Great Britain 1 2 Penny 1739 Copper World Coin UK Seated Half Cent GB England b


Great Britain 1 2 Penny 1739 Copper World Coin UK Seated Half Cent GB England c


1795 Flowing Hair Liberty Cap Half Cent 1 2C Coin ANACS XF40 Details EF40


1808 7 Draped Bust Half Cent 1 2C NGC VG Details Rare Early Overdate Coin




1861 New Brunswick Half Cent HIGH GRADE SCARCE


1828 Classic Head Half Cent CHOICE AU FREE SHIPPING E102 KLT


1829 Classic Head Half Cent CHOICE VF FREE SHIPPING E103 NB


1834 Classic Head Half Cent G31


LAST CHANCE 1828 1 2C 12 Stars Cohen 2 BN Classic Head Half Cent


1835 Half Cent XF counterstamped DWC


1806 Draped Bust Culled Half Cent G17


1849 Braided Hair Half Cent 1 2C NGC Uncirculated Details BU MS UNC




1804 Draped Bust Half Cent 8409




1807 Draped Bust Half Cent G42




1832 Nice Grade Classic Head Half Cent D0524


180 Rotated US Half Cent Braided Hair Hay Penny Antique Currency Money Coin USA


1835 Capped Bust Half Cent MS 64+ PCGS Brown SKU153953


ESTATE FIND 1807 Draped Bust Half Cent WA


ESTATE FIND 1857 Braided Hair Half Cent F7492


ESTATE FIND 1849 Classic Head Half Cent F7496


1855 Half Cent C 1 NGC MS62BN 002 ti


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Tips for safe buying of rare U.S. coins on eBay

Rare coin acquiring at eBay happens to be probably the most valuable clearing house for rare coin enthusiasts. Rare coin collectors are buying and selling rare coins with this massive internet site in unbelievable volumes every day.

A quick visit to eBay will show upwards of 400,000 U.S. coins available on any particular day on eBay. In a market of this scale, there is a great deal more than just common date coins. within eBay, you'll find tons of unique, rare valuable coins, with a greater overall variety than just about any place else, either online or offline.

Using eBay is fast, hassle-free, and also a highly effective tool for those keen collectors looking for a rare find. It is not unreasonable to say that the Internet, and specifically eBay, has in some measure fueled the rising popularity of coin collecting that we've seen over the last ten years.

Because so many of the U.S. coins listed on eBay are priced at 'below book' value mainly because the coins are offered without professional numismatic involvement. In other words, there is no 'middle man' involved in the sale listing process and pricing. This common situation is a ripe opportunity for collectors looking fare market deals.

Like with other categories of collectibles, there are some pitfalls to avoid. One good thing is, most eBay sellers and buyers really are trustworthy. If this were not so, eBay would have faded sometime ago, ?nstead of growing into a leader in online commerce.

Follow these basic measures, and you will evade possible pitfalls:

You should fully grasp the bidding process. It is advised you look at the eBay University Learning Center. At that website, you will find several well designed guides meant to show you how to efficiently buy and sell as an eBay member. It is advised to first focus on the tutorials and videos for effectively buying. The lessons are easy to follow. The important aspect to understand relates to the distinction between putting in a bid and Buy it Now, maximum bids and tips on how to place limits on the amount you want to spend in an auction offer. Bear in mind, bidding actions you make during an auction, making a best offer or utilizing the Buy it Now feature are legally binding, so make sure you get acquainted with the protocols before hitting that CONFIRM BID or BUY button.

Know the shipping and return policy of the seller. When reviewing an offer, skip to the bottom of the sale item description, to the section explaining about the seller's shipping terms, payment methods and returns policy. A clear understanding of the seller's shipping terms will help to avoid any potential disputes or disappointments. If you are involved in buying high ticket, antique or otherwise precious products, it is suggested to pay for some kind of insurance. This is a small price to pay for the satisfaction it will deliver.

Is shopping online a risk, in your mind? These issues are one of eBay's highest priorities. Ebay prides itself on providing and enhancing the user interface of its online marketplace platform to meet and exceed its users expectations in terms of safe and secure buying and selling.

Increasingly, online shoppers insist on a secure and safe buying platform. The combination of eBay's Seller Feedback system and Paypal's Buyer Protection Program deliver on these user demands.

Go through the Feedback Rating of the seller. The seller Feedback Rating system is an powerful feature of the eBay marketplace. If a seller appears to have more than a few negatives in their feedback, steer away from that seller. However, a seller with 10, 000 points and 97% plus positive feedback has many satisfied customers. The eBay learning center guides discuss in more detail the way to assess Sellers and make use of the Feedback system.

Don’t take the trouble considering a coin that do not provide a very clear photographic image. A seller with professional standards offering genuine U.S. coins of any value will make the effort involved to adequately photograph and describe the items to convince the buyer to engage in a BID or BUY NOW transaction.

High priced coins that carry Certification pose significantly less risk to the bidder. For instance, by far the most respected grading firms are PCGS and NGC, followed by ANACS and ICG.

Initially, eBay could be a little daunting, yet after you get accustomed with the buying system, you will definitely understand just how useful the eBay marketplace is for the coin hobbyist or serious coin enthusiast.

The above briefing supports a strategy to incorporate collectible U.S. coins into your investment strategy by way of eBay.

This list gives you an idea of the range of Half Cents found and bought during the past seven days.

1834 Classic Head Half Cent VG HC802,  1804 Spiked Chin Draped Bust Half Cent 1 2C Coin Certified PCGS XF45 EF45,  1853 Braided Hair Half Cent XB42,  1804 Draped Bust Plain 4 Stemless Half Cent G53,  1809 Classic Head Half Cent Holes G76,  1807 Draped Bust Half Cent G18,  1828 Classic Head 13 Stars Rotated Reverse Half Cent G83,  1809 Classic Head Half Cent 658,  1809 Classic Head Half Cent 434,  1806 Draped Bust Half Cent XB85,  1833 Half Cent Au bu lots of detail,  1804 Draped Bust Half Cent Plain 4 Steamless Wreath with off center rev error,  1809 Classic Head Half Cent ICG AU55 Rare Early Date Coin,  1857 Braided Hair Half Cent 1 2C Coin PCGS Uncirculated Details BU MS UNC,  1828 Classic Head Half Cent 13 Stars,  1826 Classic Head Half Cent 7057,  1833 Half Cent Classic Head Scarce type,  1807 DRAPED BUST HALF CENT VG,  1851 Braided Hair Half Cent XB15,  1828 Classic Head Half Cent XB56,  1806 rotated reverse Draped Bust Half Cent Good AG HC780,  1828 1 2C Half Cent 12 Stars Brown C 2 NGC AU 55 BN 3889024 001,  1807 Half Cent Higher Grade 114,  1804 Draped Bust Half Cent PL4 No Stems 2620,  1810 Philadelphia Mint Copper Classic Head Half Cent Free Shipping,  1806 Philadelphia Mint Copper Draped Bust Half Cent Free Shipping,  1825 Philadelphia Mint Copper Classic Head Half Cent Free Shipping,  1803 Draped Bust Half Cent 4503,  1803 Draped Bust Half Cent Key Date Only 92000 Minted Nice Coin 5950,  1855 Braided Hair Half Cent XB24,  1810 Classic Head Half Cent G91,  1809 Capped Bust Half Cent Scarce Type Coin,  1834 Classic Head Half Cent 0469,  STRAITS SETTLEMENTS VICTORIA QUEEN 1 2 HALF CENT BRONZE COIN,  US 1854 Braided Hair Half Cent Only 55000 Minted Scarce holed 720,  US 1826 Classic Head Half Cent Only 55000 Minted Scarce 721,  1806 Draped Bust Half Cent XB17,  1804 Draped Bust Half Cent XB22,  1851 Braided Hair Half Cent XB88,  1809 Classic Head Half Cent 889,  1832 Half Cent Classic Head Very Nice Choice AU++ Unc,  1806 Draped Bust Half Cent Z05,  1810 Classic Head Half Cent Z88,  1804 Draped Bust Half Cent G78,  1826 Classic Head Half Cent G15,  1808 Draped Bust Normal Date 180 Degrees Rotated Reverse Half Cent G88,  1803 Draped Bust Half Cent G31,  1829 Classic Head Half Cent G46,  1809 Classic Head Normal Date Half Cent G40,  1835 Classic Head Half Cent G67,  

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