As of May, 2024, a 1833 Half Cent, RB in uncirculated specimen can be valued between $550.00 and $14,000.00, depending on its grade and strike quality.

Looking back at auction records, the highest price was achieved by a Mint State grade that was hammered at $12,650.00 in the 11/10/2010 by renowned auctioneer Stack's, showcasing the allure of top-tier rarities.

Designer: John Reich
Edge: Plain
Diameter: 23.50 millimeters
Weight: 5.44 grams
Mintage: 120,000
Mint: Philadelphia
Metal: Copper
Series: Classic Head Half Cents 1809-1835

1833 Half Cent, Rb (Regular Strike) – Price Chart

If you are aware of your coin’s grade, refer to the following chart to determine its value:


If you are unsure of the grade, you can assess it based on the coin’s condition. More detailed information here.

GradeLowest Price($)Highest Price($)Average Price($)
Mint State550.0014,000.003,465.91

Please note that the estimated values are derived from the latest data in the PCGS Price Guide and are not guaranteed to be 100% accurate. We strongly recommend reviewing actual auction records, which can be filtered by grade. For further insights, refer to our analysis report, which is based on these data.

Also, there are multiple versions of the 1833 Classic Head Half Cent. We recommend checking the values of these coins as well to ensure a comprehensive assessment.

Coin NameMin Circulated Price($)Max Circulated Price($)Min Uncirculated Price($)Max Uncirculated Price($)
1833 Half Cent, BN (Regular Strike)34.00400.00450.0017,000.00
1833 Half Cent, BN (Proof)3,850.004,000.004,250.0017,500.00
1833 Half Cent, RD (Regular Strike)N/AN/A600.0013,500.00
1833 Half Cent Cohen 1, BN (Regular Strike)35.00465.00500.0012,750.00
1833 Half Cent Cohen 1, RB (Regular Strike)N/AN/A4,250.0013,500.00
1833 Half Cent, RB (Proof)N/AN/A8,500.0052,500.00
1833 Half Cent, RD (Proof)N/AN/A102,500.00102,500.00

Coins listed have various mint marks and designations indicating where they were minted and if they are special strikes. To learn more about what the different mint marks and designations mean, please refer to our Mint Mark Chart and Coin Designation Reference Chart.

1833 Half Cent, Rb (Regular Strike) – Auction Chart & Report

This tool is very user-friendly. Simply select the coin grade, and our system will provide detailed information including:

  • Lowest Sale Price
  • Highest Sale Price
  • Average Sale Price
  • Most Recent Sale Price
  • Number of Sales
  • Sales Volume

You can also select different time periods for your query: 1 month, 6 months, 1 year, 3 years, or All time, with the default set to All time.

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Grade Impact Analysis

GradeLowest Price($)Highest Price($)Average Price($)

The chart shows the min and max prices for the 1833 Half Cent, RB (Regular Strike) coin across various grades from PO-1 to MS-66. The prices generally increase as the grade improves, with MS-66 having the highest max price $12,650.00.

Within each grade, there is also variability in prices, likely due to factors like specific coin characteristics or market conditions at time of sale. Overall, the chart illustrates how coin grade is a key driver of value for this particular 1833 Half Cent, RB (Regular Strike).

Auction House Comparison

The pie chart breaks down the market share of various auction houses for selling the 1833 Half Cent, RB (Regular Strike) coin. Heritage Auctions dominates with 65.63% share, followed by Stack's Bowers / Stack's with 14.06% / 7.81% appearances respectively..

Price Trend Over Time

The graph presents a detailed analysis of the average annual auction sale price and frequency for the 1833 Half Cent, RB (Regular Strike) coin over the years. This visual representation traces the coin's value fluctuations, illustrating periods of increase, decrease, or stability in its average auction price.

Such a historical view is indispensable for collectors, investors, or researchers who are keen on comprehending the market dynamics and the coin's value trend over an extended period.

Raw Auction Records

Here are the lasted auction records from the auction history of the past years. You can filter these records by coin grade.

GradeGrade SourceSellerPrice($)Sold Date
MS-65NGCLegend Rare Coin Auctions2,467.5002/23/2023
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions11,700.0002/12/2023
MS-64NGCHeritage Auctions1,200.0012/18/2022
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions1,560.0012/18/2022
MS-62PCGSStack's Bowers720.0007/27/2022
MS-65PCGSStack's Bowers5,040.0004/13/2022
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions1,920.0001/19/2022
MS-64+PCGSHeritage Auctions2,340.0004/25/2021
MS-66PCGSStack's Bowers10,200.0011/18/2020
MS-64PCGSStack's Bowers1,800.0008/11/2020
MS-65PCGSStack's Bowers3,120.0003/25/2020
MS-64PCGSDavid Lawrence RC1,050.0002/09/2020
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions960.0008/19/2018
MS-63PCGSStack's Bowers660.0003/21/2018
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions998.7501/04/2017
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions1,351.2502/04/2016
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions1,645.0002/04/2016
MS-64+PCGSHeritage Auctions1,762.5001/06/2016
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions1,645.0012/03/2015
MS-63PCGSHeritage Auctions969.3808/16/2015
MS-65+PCGSHeritage Auctions2,820.0004/26/2015
MS-64NGCStack's Bowers998.7502/06/2015
MS-66NGCHeritage Auctions10,575.0006/23/2014
AU-55PCGSHeritage Auctions200.0010/21/2013
MS-63PCGSHeritage Auctions764.0009/06/2012
MS-64PCGSStack's Bowers1,380.0001/24/2012
MS-62NGCHeritage Auctions633.0012/12/2011
MS-64NGCStack's Bowers1,162.0008/15/2011
MS-63PCGSHeritage Auctions604.0001/05/2011
MS-65+PCGSHeritage Auctions3,738.0001/05/2011
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions1,610.0008/11/2010
MS-64NGCHeritage Auctions1,610.0004/28/2010
MS-64PCGSBowers & Merena1,150.0002/15/2010
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions1,150.0001/06/2010
VF-30DGSDavid Lawrence RC93.0011/19/2009
MS-64NGCHeritage Auctions2,300.0002/01/2009
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions690.0002/01/2009
AU-55PCGSHeritage Auctions185.0006/26/2008
MS-64PCGSBowers & Merena2,070.0006/01/2008
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions1,610.0005/01/2007
MS-64NGCHeritage Auctions978.0005/01/2007
MS-64NGCHeritage Auctions690.0001/01/2007
MS-64NGCHeritage Auctions2,490.0012/13/2005
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions1,380.0001/12/2005
MS-65+NGCHeritage Auctions1,438.0011/04/2004
MS-64PCGSSuperior Galleries1,495.0009/01/2004
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions978.0005/05/2004
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions748.0001/07/2004
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions805.0007/26/2003
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions920.0007/26/2003
MS-62PCGSSuperior Galleries1,438.0005/27/2003
MS-66NGCHeritage Auctions3,910.0005/01/2003
MS-64NGCHeritage Auctions978.0005/01/2003
MS-61ANACSHeritage Auctions633.0002/01/2003
AU-55PCGSHeritage Auctions97.0010/06/2001
MS-63ANACSHeritage Auctions299.0010/03/2001
MS-63NONEHeritage Auctions391.0011/16/2000
MS-65+NONEHeritage Auctions851.0002/01/2000
MS-64PCGSDavid Akers1,100.0010/01/1997