The Capped Bust, Lettered Edge half dollars were designed by John Reich and produced from 1807 through 1836. During this time they were the largest silver coins produced at the United States Mint, excepting only the 1836 Gobrecht dollars. For the most part large quantities of these half dollars were struck, with many different varieties and multiple edge lettering formats. Collecting these attractive half dollars by Overton number is a very popular pursuit and we are pleased to offer Bust dollar aficionados this lovely Choice 1836 half dollar as part of this week’s iAuction.
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