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1915-D BARBER HALF DOLLAR

PCGS No: 6533

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 1,170,400
Proofs: 0

Designer: Charles E. Barber

Diameter: 30.6 millimeters

Metal content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 12.5 grams

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: "D" (for Denver) just below the eagle's tail on the reverse

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-65.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Rarities Sale", January 3, 2001, Lot 224, illustrated, sold for $1,840.00

Very Choice Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 511, sold for $862.50

NGC MS-63.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8431, not illustrated, sold for $483.00

About Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1080, not plated, sold for $184.00

Notes:
"1915-D&S are two of the most common coins in the set. As the last year of the series they were saved. Both issues are available through MS 66, but are rare above that grade."1

The finest examples graded by PCGS are 8 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