The 1825 Classic Head half cents have value as numismatic coins. Keep reading to learn more about these coins.

1825 Half Cent

Specifications

Type: Classic Head Half Cent
Year: 1825
Face Value: $0.005
Composition: Copper
Total Weight: 5.44 grams

There is no mint mark on this coin. Each coin was minted in Philadelphia.

Series Location Quantity Minted
1825 Philadelphia 63,000

Value

The 1825 half cent is worth around $55 in good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $115. In extremely fine condition the value is around $200. In uncirculated condition the price is around $900 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS-63BN can sell for around $1,800.

Grading System

Good- The word "LIBERTY" inscribed on Liberty's headband is partially visible. The stars, date, and lettering are worn but visible.

Very fine- Liberty's hair is just slightly worn. The lettering is clear.

Extremely fine- Liberty's hair and the laurel leaves only show light wear on the highest points.

MS 60 uncirculated- There are no signs of wear. The coin has luster, but there may be a few stains, abrasions, or surface marks.

MS-63BN choice uncirculated- In the major focal areas there are some blemishes or contact marks. The coin's luster might not be as prominent. The color is brown.

 

Sources:

The Red Book