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1958 HALF DOLLAR

PCGS Nos: 6674, 86674, 6699, 86699, 96699

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 4,042,000
Proofs: 875,652

Designer: John R. Sinnock, the reverse adapted from a design by John Frederick Lewis

Diameter: 30 millimeters

Metal content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 193 grains (12.5 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: None (for Philadelphia, PA) centered above the bell on the reverse

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Significant examples:

Recent appearances:
NGC Proof-67 W Deep Cameo.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8571, illustrated, not sold

NGC MS-67.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8554, not illustrated, sold for $258.75

PCGS MS-66.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 1925, not illustrated, sold for $63.00

Varieties:

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated non-Full Bell Line examples graded by PCGS are 28 MS-67's.

The finest Uncirculated Full Bell Line examples graded by PCGS are 7 MS-67's.

The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 2 PR-69's.

The finest Proof Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 30 PR-68's.

The finest Proof Deep Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 13 PR-68's.

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"The PCGS Population Report, April 2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service