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1841 HALF DOLLAR

PCGS Nos: 6236, 6385

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 310,000
Proofs: est. 10

Designer: Obverse by Thomas Sully, executed by Christian Gobrecht; reverse by Christian Gobrecht

Diameter: 30 millimeters

Metal content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 206 grains (13.4 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: None (for Philadelphia, PA) below the eagle on the reverse

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Significant examples:

Recent appearances:
Choice Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 994, not plated, sold for $920.00 

Varieties:

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated example graded by PCGS is a single MS-65.

The finest Proof example graded by PCGS is a single PR-63.

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