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1845 HALF DOLLAR

PCGS No: 6248

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 589,000
Proofs: est. 5

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:
PCGS MS-60.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Lake Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 403, not illustrated, sold for $690.00

About Uncirculated.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 431 @$345.00

Varieties:

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

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