PCGS authenticated and graded AU 55. Choice chocolate brown with lighter tan highlights and a couple small carbon spots on the obverse at the lower bust tip and right of star 1.
There's a bit of old crud around stars 4-5, but no other notable marks or detractions. There is a delicate die break at stars 2-4, and some fused dentils between UNITED and STATES.
Attractive surfaces and toning, CC level. The item "1809 C-2 R-3 PCGS AU 55 Classic Head Half Cent Coin 1/2c" is in sale since Friday, May 19, 2017. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ US\Half Cents\Classic Head (1809-36)". The seller is "friscomint1793" and is located in Austin, Texas.This item can be shipped to United States.