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1962-D HALF DOLLAR

PCGS Nos: 6683, 86683

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 35,473,281
Proofs: 0

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: "D" (for Denver, CO) centered above the bell on the reverse

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Significant examples:

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-65.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 6117, not illustrated, sold for $138.00

PCGS MS-65 Full Bell Lines.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 1934, not illustrated, sold for $310.00

PCGS MS-65 Full Bell Lines.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 1834 Not sold

PCGS MS-65 Full Bell Lines.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Rarities Sale", January 3, 2001, Lot 258, not illustrated, sold for $575.00  From the Great Lakes Collection

PCGS MS-65 Full Bell Lines.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part III", May 21, 2001, Lot 1538, not illustrated, sold for $402.50

Varieties:

Notes:
The finest non-Full Bell Line examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-66's.

The finest Full Bell Line examples graded by PCGS are 3 MS-66's.

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