1838 Capped Bust Half Dollar


The Capped Bust Half Dollars saw another minor design alteration in 1838. The denomination on the reverse of the coin was changed from "50 Cents" to read "Half Dol." This year also marked the first production of half dollars at the New Orleans Mint. Reports indicate that only 20 coins were struck, creating a major rarity in the 1838-O Capped Bust Half Dollar.

1838 Capped Bust half dollar,  Reeded Edge,  PCGS AU50

1838 Capped Bust half dollar, Reeded Edge, PCGS AU50

- $475.00 3h 20m
1838 50C Reeded Edge Capped Bust Half Dollar "HALF DOL." on Rev PCGS MS64

1838 50C Reeded Edge Capped Bust Half Dollar "HALF DOL." on Rev PCGS MS64

- $6,267.00 6h 57m
1838 Capped Bust Half Dollar 50C - NGC XF Details (EF) - Rare Certified Coin!

1838 Capped Bust Half Dollar 50C - NGC XF Details (EF) - Rare Certified Coin!

- $192.00 9h 49m
1838 Capped Bust Half Dollar GR-3 NGC AU 55

1838 Capped Bust Half Dollar GR-3 NGC AU 55

12 $207.00 11h 27m
1838 CAPPED BUST 50C NGC MS 66

1838 CAPPED BUST 50C NGC MS 66

- $28,900.00 14h 30m
1838 50C PCGS AU53 Reeded Edge Capped Bust Half Dollar

1838 50C PCGS AU53 Reeded Edge Capped Bust Half Dollar

- $450.00 15h 15m
1838 CAPPED BUST 50C NGC MS 65

1838 CAPPED BUST 50C NGC MS 65

- $16,800.00 16h 10m
1838 RE CAPPED BUST HALF DOLLAR PCGS XF45 GREAT STRIKE,  COLOR AND ORIGINALITY

1838 RE CAPPED BUST HALF DOLLAR PCGS XF45 GREAT STRIKE, COLOR AND ORIGINALITY

- $350.00 19h 14m
1838 50C Reeded Edge Capped Bust Half Dollar "HALF DOL." on Rev PCGS MS64

1838 50C Reeded Edge Capped Bust Half Dollar "HALF DOL." on Rev PCGS MS64

- $5,717.25 1d 5h 16m
1838 Capped Bust Half Dollar 50C - PCGS XF Details (EF) - Rare Certified Coin

1838 Capped Bust Half Dollar 50C - PCGS XF Details (EF) - Rare Certified Coin

- $211.00 1d 6h 16m
1838 Capped Bust Half Dollar 50C - PCGS AU Details - Rare Certified Coin!

1838 Capped Bust Half Dollar 50C - PCGS AU Details - Rare Certified Coin!

- $286.00 1d 7h 3m
1838 Capped Bust Half Dollar PCGS MS 64 * REEDED,  Better Date,  Scarce This Nice!

1838 Capped Bust Half Dollar PCGS MS 64 * REEDED, Better Date, Scarce This Nice!

- $5,950.00 1d 10h 57m
RQN-CAC 1838 BUST HALF REEDED EDGE AU 58 BY PCGS CAC STICKER

RQN-CAC 1838 BUST HALF REEDED EDGE AU 58 BY PCGS CAC STICKER

- $1,495.00 1d 23h 54m
1838 Capped Bust Half Dollar 50C - PCGS AU Details - Rare Certified Coin!

1838 Capped Bust Half Dollar 50C - PCGS AU Details - Rare Certified Coin!

- $324.00 2d 8h 29m
1838 Capped Bust Half Dollar 50C - NGC XF45 (EF45) - Rare Certified Coin

1838 Capped Bust Half Dollar 50C - NGC XF45 (EF45) - Rare Certified Coin

- $390.00 2d 15h 23m
1838 Capped Bust Half Dollar 50C - NGC AU Details - Rare Certified Coin!

1838 Capped Bust Half Dollar 50C - NGC AU Details - Rare Certified Coin!

- $267.00 2d 19h 20m
1838 50C  MS MS62 PCGS CAC

1838 50C MS MS62 PCGS CAC

- $1,889.00 3d 12h 51m
1838 CAPPED BUST 50c SILVER HALF DOLLAR ** NGC AU DETAILS ** HIGH GRADE

1838 CAPPED BUST 50c SILVER HALF DOLLAR ** NGC AU DETAILS ** HIGH GRADE

- $199.00 4d 12h 57m
1838 Capped Bust Half Dollar,  Reeded Edge,  PCGS AU Details

1838 Capped Bust Half Dollar, Reeded Edge, PCGS AU Details

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$450.00
$585.00
5d 13h 18m
1838 50C Reeded Edge Capped Bust Half Dollar "HALF DOL." on Rev PCGS XF45

1838 50C Reeded Edge Capped Bust Half Dollar "HALF DOL." on Rev PCGS XF45

- $294.00 6d 36m