The 1835 Classic Head half cents have value as numismatic coins. Keep reading to learn more about these coins.

1835 Half Cent


Type: Classic Head Half Cent
Year: 1835
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
1835 Philadelphia 398,000


The 1835 half cent is worth around $90 in very good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $100. In extremely fine condition the value is around $115. In uncirculated condition the price is around $265 for coins with an MS 60 grade.

A small number of proof coins were minted and they are each valued at around $6,000 in PR-63BN condition.

Grading System

Very good- The word "LIBERTY" inscribed on Liberty's headband is completely visible. Liberty's lower curls are worn.

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.

PR-63BN proof- 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.



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