1954-S HALF DOLLAR
PCGS Nos: 6669, 86669
Circulation strikes: 4,993,400
Designer: John R.
Sinnock, the reverse adapted from a design by John Frederick Lewis
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%
grains (±12.5 grams)
(for San Francisco, CA) centered above the bell on the reverse
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PCGS MS-66 Full Bell Lines. Ex
- Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere,
Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 1823 sold for $1,265.00
PCGS MS-66 Full Bell Lines. Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions,
Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot
8553, illustrated, sold for $6,325.00
PCGS MS-66 Full Bell Lines. Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries'
"The Rarities Sale", January 3, 2001, Lot 249, illustrated, sold
for $2,185.00 From the Great Lakes Collection
PCGS MS-65, Full Bell Line.
Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000
Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 6110, not illustrated, sold
PCGS MS-65 Full Bell
Lines. Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles,
Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001,
Lot 1920, not illustrated, sold for $230.00
The finest non-Full Bell Line examples graded by PCGS are 46 MS-66's.
The finest Full Bell Line example graded by PCGS is a single MS-67.
Sources and/or recommended
"The PCGS Population Report, April 2003" by The
Professional Coin Grading Service