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Obverse of 1825 Half Dollar - Overton 106a   Reverse of 1825 Half Dollar - Overton 106a


1825 HALF DOLLAR

PCGS No: 6412

Mintage:
Circulation strikes: 2,943,166
Proofs: est. 10

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 1825 Half Dollars were struck at Philadelphia)

     

Images courtesy of Heritage Numismatic Auctions

Varieties:
Overton 101  
Overton 102  
Overton 103  
Overton 104 - Very Scare 
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

NGC MS-62.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "The ANA 2001 National Money Show Auction", March 8-9, 2001, Lot 281, unsold

Notes:
The finest 1825 Half Dollars graded by PCGS are 3 MS-66's.

The finest Proof 1825 Half Dollars graded by PCGS are 2 PR-62's.

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