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Obverse of 1815 Half Dollar - Overton 101     Reverse of 1815 Half Dollar - Overton 101


1815 HALF DOLLAR

PCGS No: 6108

Mintage:
Circulation strikes: 47,150
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 (for Philadelphia)

Images courtesy of Superior Galleries

Varieties (1):
Overton 101 - Very Scarce

Significant examples:
See variety listing

Recent appearances:
See variety listing

Notes:
All 1815 Half Dollars are 1815/2 overdates.

The finest 1815 Half Dollar graded by PCGS is a single MS-65.

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

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