During its final year of issue in 1837, the Capped Bust half dime appears with either small-size or large-size applications of the denomination – stated as 5 c. below the eagle on the reverse. This 1837 Capped Bust half dime with Large 5¢ was struck in 89.24% silver over 170 years ago at the Philadelphia Mint. During its year of issue, Martin Van Buren was inaugurated as the 8th U.S. president, succeeding Andrew Jackson. Get the prized last-year-of-issue 1837 Capped Bust half dime with Large 5¢ today.
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