During the next-to-last year of issue for the Capped Bust half dimes in 1836, these coins appear with either small-size or large-size applications of the denomination, which is stated as 5 c. below the eagle on the reverse. This 1836 Capped Bust half dime with Small 5¢ was struck in 89.24% silver over 170 years ago at the Philadelphia Mint. During its year of issue, Martin Van Buren was elected as the 8th U.S. president, succeeding Andrew Jackson. Get the historic 1836 Capped Bust half dime with Small 5¢ today.
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