1961-D HALF DOLLAR
PCGS Nos: 6681, 86681
Circulation strikes: 20,276,442
Designer: John R.
Sinnock, the reverse adapted from a design by John Frederick Lewis
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%
grains (±12.5 grams)
(for Denver, CO) centered above the bell on the reverse
Images courtesy of
PCGS MS-65 Full Bell Lines. Ex
- Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Rarities Sale", January 3,
2001, Lot 256, not illustrated, sold for $690.00 From the Great
PCGS MS-65 Full Bell Lines. Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries'
"The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part III", May 21, 2001,
Lot 1537, illustrated, sold for $661.25
PCGS MS-65. Ex- Heritage
Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale"
October 5-7, 2000, Lot 6387, not illustrated, sold for $126.50
The finest non-Full Bell Line examples graded by PCGS are 7 MS-66's.
The finest Full Bell Line examples graded by PCGS are 4 MS-66's.
Sources and/or recommended
"The PCGS Population Report, April 2003" by The
Professional Coin Grading Service