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1913-S BARBER HALF DOLLAR

PCGS No: 6529

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 604,000
Proofs: 0

Designer: Charles E. Barber

Diameter: 30.6 millimeters

Metal content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 12.5 grams

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: "S" (for San Francisco) just below the eagle's tail on the reverse

Recent appearances:
About Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1079, not plated, sold for $345.00

Notes:
"1913-S is scarcer than the 1913-D, but much more available in MS 65. This date comes nice and has not changed in rarity since 1991."1

The finest examples graded by PCGS are 3 MS-66's.

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"The PCGS Population Report, January 2002" by The Professional Coin Grading Service

1. "The Complete Guide To Certified Barber Coinage" by David & John Feigenbaum