1849 Half Cent BU Uncertified #941
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This stunning 1849 half cent stands out with its full mint red luster and essentially flawless surfaces. Struck at the Philadelphia Mint, it exhibits no wear and grades solidly in the BU (Brilliant Uncirculated) category. The obverse depicts a left-facing bust of Lady Liberty with braided hair, while the reverse shows a wreath encircling the denomination HALF CENT.
Mintage for 1849 reached over 1 million coins, though precious few remain in this superb preservation today. As an uncertified BU example, this bright red half cent would make an important addition to any collection of classic early copper coinage. The eye appeal is unsurpassed, with blazing mint luster still intact. An affordable prize for collectors of mint state type coins or specialists in the Braided Hair half cent series.