Stuck from 1807 thro 1839 (except for 1816) and designed by the assistant Mint engraver John Reich the Capped Bust Half Dollar was the largest coin struck by the United States until 1834 with dollar production stopped in 1804 and not resumed until 1840 with the exception of the very low mintage and not circulated very much Gobrecht Dollars. The Capped Bust design in various forms and styles was widely used on much of the US coinage of the time. The Capped Bust designs consist of a great many collectible varieties and over dates. Most are fairly available in all grades with a few dates, over dates and varieties that are scarce.
Capped Bust Half Dollar.