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Obverse of 1802 Half Dollar     Reverse of 1802 Half Dollar


1802 HALF DOLLAR

PCGS No: 6065

Mintage:
Circulation strikes: 29,890
Proofs: none

Designer: Robert Scot

Diameter: 32.5 millimeters

Metal content:
Silver - 89.2%
Copper - 10.8%

Weight: 208 grains (13.5 grams)

Edge: Lettered - FIFTY CENTS OR HALF A DOLLAR (various ornaments between words)

Mintmark: None (all dates of this type were struck at Philadelphia)

Images courtesy of Superior Galleries

Varieties (1):
Overton 101

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-62's.

Significant examples:
See variety listings

Recent appearances:
See variety listings

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, July 2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service