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1844-O HALF DOLLAR

PCGS No: 6246

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 2,005,000
Proofs: 0

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: "O" (for New Orleans, LA) below the eagle on the reverse

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Significant examples:

Recent appearances:
PCGS EF-45.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 713, "Double Date", illustrated, sold for $2,760.00

PCGS VF-35.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8382, not illustrated, sold for $1,495.00

Notes:
The finest examples graded by PCGS are 3 MS-64's.

The finest "Doubled Date" example graded by PCGS is a single MS-64.

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