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Obverse of 1824 Half Dollar - Overton 110a     Reverse of 1824 Half Dollar - Overton 110a


1824 HALF DOLLAR

Mintage:
Circulation strikes: 3,504,954
Proofs: est. 5

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 1824 Half Dollars were struck at the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Mint)

   

Images courtesy of a Mid-Atlantic collector

Varieties:
Overton 101  
Overton 102  
Overton 103  
Overton 104  
Overton 105  
Overton 106  
Overton 107  
Overton 108  
Overton 109  
Overton 110  
Overton 111  
Overton 112  
Overton 113  
Overton 114  
Overton 115 
Overton 116
Overton 117 

Recent appearances:
See variety listings

ICG MS-64.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 1709, "Overdate, Double Profile", sold for $1,610.00

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

The finest "Overdate" example graded by PCGS is a single MS-65.

The finest " 1824/4" example graded by PCGS is a single MS-64.

The finest "1824/4" example graded by PCGS is a single MS-64.

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

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