The values provided are estimates based on the PCGS Price Guide and vary depending on the condition of the coins. For a detailed breakdown of values by grade or to view auction data for a specific coin, please click on the [coin name] in the table chart, which serves as a direct hyperlink to more information.

AbbreviationGradeDescription
POPoorCoin is heavily worn, with details and inscriptions barely visible.
FRFairCoin is very worn, but some details remain visible.
AGAbout GoodCoin shows heavy wear, but major design elements are clear.
GGoodModerate to heavy even wear, but most major details are visible.
VGVery GoodMinor wear on high points, design and lettering are clear.
FFineLight to moderate even wear, with all details visible.
VFVery FineLight even wear, with most fine details still sharp.
XFExtremely FineMinimal wear on high points, with all details sharp and mint luster may be present.
AUAbout UncirculatedSlight wear on high points, with most or all mint luster intact.
MSUncirculated/Mint StateNo wear, as minted with full original luster (graded from MS-60 to MS-70 based on imperfections).

To simplify the table column names, we will use abbreviations.

Coin NamePO, FR And AGG And VGF And VFXFAUMSShop
1855 Half Cent, BN (Regular Strike)$30.00~$32.00$58.00~$75.00$80.00~$130.00$160.00~$195.00$220.00~$415.00$450.00~$8,000.00Shop
1843 Half Cent Restrike, BN (Proof)----$2,550.00~$4,100.00$4,650.00~$25,000.00Shop
1856 Half Cent, BN (Regular Strike)$30.00~$32.00$58.00~$75.00$80.00~$130.00$160.00~$195.00$220.00~$415.00$450.00~$2,250.00Shop
1844 Half Cent Original, BN (Proof)----$3,000.00~$4,250.00$5,850.00~$92,500.00Shop
1857 Half Cent, BN (Regular Strike)$40.00$65.00~$86.00$92.00~$225.00$240.00~$265.00$285.00~$425.00$465.00~$5,000.00Shop
1844 Half Cent Restrike, BN (Proof)-----$6,250.00~$28,500.00Shop
1840 Half Cent Original, BN (Proof)--$2,250.00-$4,500.00~$4,750.00$5,750.00~$47,500.00Shop
1845 Half Cent Original, BN (Proof)-----$16,000.00~$42,500.00Shop
1840 Half Cent Restrike, BN (Proof)-----$4,650.00~$28,500.00Shop
1849 Half Cent, BN (Regular Strike)$32.00~$34.00$62.00~$85.00$95.00~$200.00$225.00~$285.00$335.00~$700.00$750.00~$10,000.00Shop
1845 Half Cent Restrike, BN (Proof)----$2,550.00~$4,100.00$4,650.00~$47,500.00Shop
1841 Half Cent Original, BN (Proof)---$2,350.00~$2,425.00$2,550.00~$4,100.00$4,650.00~$52,500.00Shop
1850 Half Cent, BN (Regular Strike)$210.00~$235.00$285.00~$360.00$365.00~$550.00$625.00~$725.00$775.00~$1,550.00$1,650.00~$12,750.00Shop
1846 Half Cent Original, BN (Proof)-----$5,500.00~$32,500.00Shop
1841 Half Cent Restrike, BN (Proof)----$3,450.00~$4,100.00$4,650.00~$35,000.00Shop
1846 Half Cent Restrike, BN (Proof)-----$6,250.00~$25,000.00Shop
1851 Half Cent, BN (Regular Strike)$30.00~$32.00$58.00~$75.00$80.00~$130.00$160.00~$195.00$220.00~$415.00$450.00~$8,000.00Shop
1847 Half Cent Original, BN (Proof)----$2,550.00~$4,100.00$4,650.00~$32,500.00Shop
1853 Half Cent, BN (Regular Strike)$27.00~$32.00$58.00~$75.00$80.00~$130.00$160.00~$195.00$220.00~$415.00$450.00~$5,250.00Shop
1842 Half Cent Original, BN (Proof)----$3,050.00~$4,100.00$5,000.00~$48,000.00Shop
1847 Half Cent Restrike, BN (Proof)----$2,550.00~$4,100.00$4,650.00~$47,500.00Shop
1854 Half Cent, BN (Regular Strike)$32.00~$42.00$58.00~$75.00$80.00~$130.00$160.00~$195.00$220.00~$415.00$450.00~$5,250.00Shop
1842 Half Cent Restrike, BN (Proof)----$2,550.00~$4,100.00$4,650.00~$28,500.00Shop
1855 Half Cent, BN (Proof)-----$4,650.00~$30,000.00Shop
1848 Half Cent Restrike, BN (Proof)----$2,550.00~$4,100.00$4,650.00~$25,000.00Shop
1848 Half Cent Original, BN (Proof)----$4,150.00~$4,200.00$4,650.00~$35,000.00Shop
1856 Half Cent, BN (Proof)-----$4,650.00~$28,500.00Shop
1849 Half Cent Large Date, BN (Proof)-----$15,000.00~$47,500.00Shop
1843 Half Cent Original, BN (Proof)--$2,000.00-$2,550.00~$4,100.00$4,650.00~$65,000.00Shop
1856 Half Cent Restrike, BN (Proof)-----$11,000.00~$16,500.00Shop
1849 Half Cent Small Date, Original, BN (Proof)---$2,400.00-$6,250.00~$45,000.00Shop
1857 Half Cent, BN (Proof)-----$4,650.00~$25,000.00Shop
1849 Half Cent Small Date, Restrike, BN (Proof)----$2,550.00~$4,100.00$4,650.00~$27,500.00Shop
1850 Half Cent, BN (Proof)----$3,850.00~$4,100.00$4,650.00~$57,500.00Shop
1851 Half Cent Cohen 1, BN (Proof)-----$47,500.00~$65,000.00Shop
1852 Half Cent Restrike, BN (Proof)----$2,550.00~$4,100.00$4,650.00~$25,000.00Shop
1854 Half Cent, BN (Proof)-----$6,250.00~$30,000.00Shop
1849 Half Cent Cohen 1, BN (Regular Strike)$32.00~$34.00$62.00~$85.00$95.00~$200.00$225.00~$265.00$315.00~$525.00$575.00~$6,750.00Shop
1849 Half Cent Cohen 1, RB (Regular Strike)-----$700.00~$6,000.00Shop
1850 Half Cent, RB (Regular Strike)-----$1,700.00~$8,500.00Shop
1851 Half Cent, RD (Regular Strike)-----$775.00~$32,500.00Shop
1851 Half Cent Cohen 1, BN (Regular Strike)$30.00~$32.00$58.00~$75.00$80.00~$125.00$150.00~$170.00$195.00~$415.00$450.00~$8,250.00Shop
1850 Half Cent Cohen 1, BN (Regular Strike)$235.00$285.00~$360.00$365.00~$535.00$575.00~$650.00$725.00~$1,300.00$1,500.00~$8,000.00Shop
1854 Half Cent, RD (Regular Strike)-----$2,100.00~$10,000.00Shop
1851 Half Cent Cohen 1, RB (Regular Strike)-----$600.00~$8,250.00Shop
1854 Half Cent Cohen 1, BN (Regular Strike)$32.00~$42.00$58.00~$75.00$80.00~$125.00$150.00~$170.00$195.00~$415.00$450.00~$4,750.00Shop
1851 Half Cent Cohen 1, RD (Regular Strike)-----$950.00~$38,500.00Shop
1850 Half Cent Cohen 1, RD (Regular Strike)-----$53,500.00Shop
1853 Half Cent, RB (Regular Strike)-----$550.00~$14,500.00Shop
1849 Half Cent, RB (Regular Strike)-----$800.00~$28,500.00Shop
1854 Half Cent Cohen 1, RB (Regular Strike)-----$1,000.00~$9,750.00Shop
1856 Half Cent, RD (Regular Strike)-----$1,000.00~$70,000.00Shop
1851 Half Cent, RB (Regular Strike)-----$675.00~$8,500.00Shop
1853 Half Cent Cohen 1, BN (Regular Strike)$30.00~$32.00$58.00~$75.00$80.00~$125.00$150.00~$170.00$195.00~$415.00$450.00~$2,400.00Shop
1854 Half Cent Cohen 1, RD (Regular Strike)-----$2,100.00~$9,250.00Shop
1856 Half Cent Cohen 1, BN (Regular Strike)$30.00~$32.00$58.00~$75.00$80.00~$125.00$150.00~$170.00$195.00~$475.00$500.00~$1,750.00Shop
1840 Half Cent Original, RD (Proof)-----$9,750.00Shop
1853 Half Cent Cohen 1, RB (Regular Strike)-----$525.00~$3,750.00Shop
1855 Half Cent, RB (Regular Strike)-----$460.00~$9,000.00Shop
1856 Half Cent Cohen 1, RB (Regular Strike)-----$850.00~$8,750.00Shop
1840 Half Cent Restrike, RB (Proof)-----$9,000.00~$37,500.00Shop
1841 Half Cent Original, RD (Proof)-----$6,250.00~$47,500.00Shop
1855 Half Cent, RD (Regular Strike)-----$475.00~$18,000.00Shop
1855 Half Cent Cohen 1, BN (Regular Strike)$30.00~$32.00$58.00~$75.00$80.00~$125.00$150.00~$170.00$195.00~$415.00$450.00~$2,650.00Shop
1854 Half Cent, RB (Regular Strike)-----$525.00~$13,000.00Shop
1856 Half Cent Cohen 1, RD (Regular Strike)-----$1,350.00~$50,000.00Shop
1841 Half Cent Restrike, RB (Proof)-----$5,250.00~$36,500.00Shop
1857 Half Cent, RB (Regular Strike)-----$500.00~$10,500.00Shop
1842 Half Cent Original, RB (Proof)-----$9,000.00~$47,500.00Shop
1855 Half Cent Cohen 1, RB (Regular Strike)-----$460.00~$2,250.00Shop
1857 Half Cent, RD (Regular Strike)-----$825.00~$32,500.00Shop
1842 Half Cent Original, RD (Proof)-----$52,500.00~$87,500.00Shop
1855 Half Cent Cohen 1, RD (Regular Strike)-----$500.00~$23,500.00Shop
1857 Half Cent Cohen 1, BN (Regular Strike)$34.00$65.00~$86.00$92.00~$225.00$240.00~$265.00$285.00~$425.00$465.00~$3,500.00Shop
1856 Half Cent, RB (Regular Strike)-----$475.00~$8,250.00Shop
1857 Half Cent Cohen 1, RB (Regular Strike)-----$475.00~$2,750.00Shop
1842 Half Cent Restrike, RB (Proof)-----$5,250.00~$47,500.00Shop
1857 Half Cent Cohen 1, RD (Regular Strike)-----$800.00~$16,500.00Shop
1840 Half Cent Original, RB (Proof)-----$5,750.00~$42,500.00Shop
1843 Half Cent Original, RB (Proof)-----$25,000.00~$37,500.00Shop
1841 Half Cent Original, RB (Proof)-----$5,250.00~$42,500.00Shop
1843 Half Cent Original, CAM (Proof)-----$30,000.00~$95,000.00Shop
1843 Half Cent Restrike, RB (Proof)-----$5,250.00~$36,000.00Shop
1844 Half Cent Original, RD (Proof)-----$8,000.00~$18,000.00Shop
1845 Half Cent Original, RB (Proof)-----$17,000.00~$67,500.00Shop
1844 Half Cent Restrike, RB (Proof)-----$9,000.00~$37,500.00Shop
1846 Half Cent Original, RB (Proof)-----$7,000.00~$40,000.00Shop
1845 Half Cent Restrike, RB (Proof)-----$5,250.00~$65,000.00Shop
1846 Half Cent Restrike, RB (Proof)-----$9,000.00~$24,000.00Shop
1847 Half Cent Original, RB (Proof)-----$9,000.00~$48,500.00Shop
1847 Half Cent Original, RD (Proof)-----$12,750.00~$52,500.00Shop
1847 Half Cent Restrike, RB (Proof)-----$5,250.00~$52,500.00Shop
1848 Half Cent Original, RB (Proof)-----$8,500.00~$67,500.00Shop
1850 Half Cent, RB (Proof)-----$5,250.00~$92,500.00Shop
1848 Half Cent Restrike, RB (Proof)-----$5,250.00~$36,000.00Shop
1848 Half Cent Restrike, RD (Proof)-----$6,250.00~$57,500.00Shop
1851 Half Cent Cohen 1, RB (Proof)-----$75,000.00Shop
1856 Half Cent, RD (Proof)-----$20,000.00Shop
1849 Half Cent Small Date, Original, RB (Proof)-----$9,000.00~$52,500.00Shop
1855 Half Cent, RB (Proof)-----$9,000.00~$20,500.00Shop
1849 Half Cent Small Date, Restrike, RB (Proof)-----$13,500.00~$85,000.00Shop
1857 Half Cent, RB (Proof)-----$5,250.00~$36,000.00Shop
1855 Half Cent, RD (Proof)-----$12,750.00~$28,000.00Shop
1855 Half Cent Cohen 1, BN (Proof)-----$3,850.00~$17,500.00Shop
1854 Half Cent, RB (Proof)-----$9,000.00~$20,500.00Shop
1855 Half Cent Cohen 1, RB (Proof)-----$7,250.00~$18,000.00Shop
1856 Half Cent, RB (Proof)-----$5,250.00~$37,500.00Shop
1852 Res Half Cent Small Berries, RB (Proof)-----$4,250.00~$23,500.00Shop
1852 Res Half Cent Small Berries, BN (Proof)----$2,550.00~$3,700.00$3,850.00~$13,000.00Shop
1840 Res Half Cent Reverse of 1856, RD (Proof)-----$25,000.00Shop
1840 Res Half Cent Second Restrike, BN (Proof)-----$10,000.00~$17,500.00Shop
1841 Half Cent 2nd Restrike, BN (Proof)-----$16,000.00~$35,000.00Shop
1842 Half Cent 1st Restrike, Rev. of 1856, RB (Proof)-----$4,250.00~$45,000.00Shop
1842 Half Cent 2nd Restrike, Rev. of 1840, BN (Proof)-----$9,000.00~$30,000.00Shop
1842 Half Cent 2nd Restrike, Rev. of 1840, RB (Proof)-----$11,000.00~$27,500.00Shop
1843 Res Half Cent Reverse of 1856, BN (Proof)-----$10,000.00~$25,000.00Shop
1844 Half Cent Original, RB (Proof)-----$7,000.00~$32,500.00Shop
1844 Res Half Cent Reverse of 1840, BN (Proof)-----$22,500.00~$27,500.00Shop
1846 Res Half Cent Reverse of 1840, BN (Proof)-----$17,500.00Shop
1847 Half Cent Reverse of 1840, BN (Proof)-----$31,500.00Shop
1847 Half Cent Reverse of 1840, RB (Proof)-----$22,500.00Shop
1848 Half Cent 1st Restrike, Rev of 1856, BN (Proof)----$5,000.00$7,000.00~$25,000.00Shop
1848 Half Cent 1st Restrike, Rev of 1856, RB (Proof)-----$18,500.00Shop
1852 Half Cent Original, Large Berries, RD (Proof)-----$600,000.00Shop
1852 Half Cent Restrike, RB (Proof)-----$5,250.00~$36,000.00Shop

Most valuable Coins in the Braided Hair Half Cent series

Coin NameCirculatedUncirculated
1852 Half Cent Original, Large Berries, RD (Proof)-$600,000.00
1843 Half Cent Original, CAM (Proof)-$30,000.00~$95,000.00
1844 Half Cent Original, BN (Proof)$3,000.00~$4,250.00$5,850.00~$92,500.00
1850 Half Cent, RB (Proof)-$5,250.00~$92,500.00
1842 Half Cent Original, RD (Proof)-$52,500.00~$87,500.00
1849 Half Cent Small Date, Restrike, RB (Proof)-$13,500.00~$85,000.00
1851 Half Cent Cohen 1, RB (Proof)-$75,000.00
1856 Half Cent, RD (Regular Strike)-$1,000.00~$70,000.00
1845 Half Cent Original, RB (Proof)-$17,000.00~$67,500.00
1848 Half Cent Original, RB (Proof)-$8,500.00~$67,500.00
1843 Half Cent Original, BN (Proof)$2,000.00~$4,100.00$4,650.00~$65,000.00
1851 Half Cent Cohen 1, BN (Proof)-$47,500.00~$65,000.00
1845 Half Cent Restrike, RB (Proof)-$5,250.00~$65,000.00
1850 Half Cent, BN (Proof)$3,850.00~$4,100.00$4,650.00~$57,500.00
1848 Half Cent Restrike, RD (Proof)-$6,250.00~$57,500.00
1850 Half Cent Cohen 1, RD (Regular Strike)-$53,500.00
1841 Half Cent Original, BN (Proof)$2,350.00~$4,100.00$4,650.00~$52,500.00
1847 Half Cent Original, RD (Proof)-$12,750.00~$52,500.00
1847 Half Cent Restrike, RB (Proof)-$5,250.00~$52,500.00
1849 Half Cent Small Date, Original, RB (Proof)-$9,000.00~$52,500.00