The 1826 Capped Bust half dollar was struck in 89.24% fine silver at the Philadelphia Mint. The obverse of the coin depicts Liberty wearing a cap inscribed liberty. Tresses fall to her shoulders. She is surrounded by 7 stars to the left and 6 to the right, denoting the 13 original colonies. The reverse bears an eagle with shield, perched on an olive branch and grasping three arrows. The denomination is stated as 50 c. below the eagle. Get this historic coin today!