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Obverse of 1810 Half Dollar - Overton 102     Reverse of 1810 Half Dollar - Overton 102


1810 HALF DOLLAR

PCGS No: 6095

Mintage:
Circulation strikes: 1,276,276
Proofs: 0

Designer: John Reich

Diameter: 32-33 millimeters

Metal content:
Silver - 89.2%
Copper - 10.8%

Weight:  208 grains (13.48 grams)

Edge: Lettered ("FIFTY CENTS OR HALF A DOLLAR")

Mintmark: None (all 1810 Half Dollars were struck at Philadelphia

Images courtesy of a Mid-Atlantic collector

Varieties (10):
Overton 101 - Very Common
Overton 102 - Very Common
Overton 103 - Common
Overton 104 - Scarce
Overton 105 - Common
Overton 106 - Scarce
Overton 107 - Scarce
Overton 108 - Scarce
Overton 109 - Scarce
Overton 110 - Common 

Significant examples:
See variety listings

Recent appearances:
See variety listings

Notes:
The finest 1810 Half Dollars graded by PCGS are 7 MS-64's.

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"Early Half Dollar Die Varieties 1794-1836", Third Edition, by Al C. Overton and Don Parsley

"Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia of U.S. and Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen

"The PCGS Population Report, April 2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service