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1829 HALF DOLLAR

Mintage:
Circulation strikes: 3,712,156
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 (for Philadelphia)

   

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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 -
Overton 118
Overton 119 -

Notes:
The finest examples graded by PCGS are 10 MS-65's.

The finest "1829/7" examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-65's.

The finest Proof example graded by PCGS is a single PR-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