1802 Draped Bust Half Dollar

Last updated: July, 05 2023

CoinTrackers.com estimates the value of a 1802 Draped Bust Half Dollar in average condition to be worth $800.00, while one in mint state could be valued around $45,000.00.


1802 Draped Bust Half Dollar
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  • Year: 1802
  • Mint Mark: No mint mark
  • Type: Draped Bust Half
  • Price: $800.00-$45000.00+
  • Face Value: 0.50 USD
  • Produced: 29,000
  • Edge: Reeded
  • Silver Content: 90%
  • Silver Weight: 0.3617 oz.
  • Melt Value: $10.7





Notes: 1 version of the 1802 Draped Bust Half Dollar was issued




How much is a 1802 Draped Bust Half Dollar worth?

In Average Circulated (AC) condition it's worth around $800.00, one in certified mint state (MS+) condition could bring as much as $45,000 at auction. This price does not reference any standard coin grading scale. So when we say Average Circulated, we mean in a similar condition to other coins circulated in 1802, and mint state meaning it is certified MS+ by one of the top coin grading companies. *** [?].


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Most Valuable

The most valuable Draped Bust Half Dollar's. Prices listed are for MS-65 certified. Visit the link to learn more about each coin.

Image Year Mint Worth
Draped Bust Half Dollar 1797 $500k
Draped Bust Half Dollar 1796 $220k
Draped Bust Half Dollar 1796 $150k
Draped Bust Half Dollar 1801 $50k
Draped Bust Half Dollar 1802 $45k
Draped Bust Half Dollar 1805 $35k
Draped Bust Half Dollar 1803 $22k
Draped Bust Half Dollar 1806 $15k
Draped Bust Half Dollar 1807 $8.5k
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1989 P $345.22
1989 $345,000
1989 D $345
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Are 1802 Draped Bust Half Dollars Silver?

Yes! Draped Bust Half Dollar's produced in 1802 are 90% silver to be precise, and contain 0.3617 troy oz or 11.25 grams in total of .999 pure silver. Silver weight is measured in troy ounces. Troy ounces weigh about 2 grams more than the standard ounce. CoinTrackers has built a tool that will let you know if your coin is silver or not. The tool is called Is My Coin Silver?.

Numismatic vs Intrinsic Value:

This coin in poor condition is still worth $789.3 more than the intrinsic value from silver content of $10.7, this coin is thus more valuable to a collector than to a silver bug. Coins worth more to a collectors may be a better long term investment. If the metal prices drop you will still have a coin that a numismatic would want to buy.

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Current silver melt value* for a 1807 Draped Bust Half is $10.7 and this price is based off the current silver spot price of $29.57 This value is dynamic so bookmark it and comeback for an up to the minute silver melt value.

***Price subject to standard supply and demand laws, dealer premiums, and other market variations. Prices represent past values fetched at online auctions, estate sales, certified coins being sold by dealers, and user submitted values. While we wholeheartedly try to give honest price estimates there are many factors besides appearance, metal content, and rarity that help make up the coins overall value. Call or visit your local coin dealer for more information.

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