There are seven die varieties for this coin, consisting of seven obverse dies paired with three reverse dies.  Several obverse dies have striations.


1851
Half Penny
Obverse
Reverse





Obverse Dies:  The Date



The 5 is significantly repunched.



The 8 is significantly repunched.


The date is clear.



Obverse Dies:  The Date


The date has been repunched.



The date is crudely recut.



The last 1 has been repunched.



Obverse Dies:  The Date


The 5 is significantly repunched.



The 8 is significantly repunched.


The date is clear.



The date has been repunched.



The date is crudely recut.



The last 1 has been repunched.



Reverse Dies:  1/26

The fraction

The fraction

The fraction


Reverse Dies:  1/26

The fraction

The fraction

The fraction


Reverse Dies:  STATES

Normal TAT in STATES.

Repunched Ts in STATES.

Repunched T in STATES.


Reverse Dies:  STATES

Normal TAT in STATES.

Repunched Ts in STATES.

Repunched T in STATES.


Reverse Dies:  SHILLING

LL of SHILLING realigned.

LL of SHILLING crooked.

LL of SHILLING crooked.