1855 HALF DOLLAR
PCGS Nos: 6281, 6408
Circulation strikes: 759,500
Proofs: estimated 15
by Thomas Sully, modified by Christian Gobrecht and Robert Ball Hughes,
executed by James Barton Longacre; Reverse by Christian Gobrecht
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%
grains (±12.4 grams)
Mintmark: None (for
Philadelphia) below the eagle on the reverse
NGC Proof-65. Ex -
Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach" Elite Coin Auction, May 25-
27, Lot 2574, sold
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-66's.
The finest Uncirculated "1855/54" is a single MS-66.
The finest Proof example graded by PCGS is a single PR-64.
The finest Proof "1855/54" example graded by PCGS is a single
Sources and/or recommended
"The PCGS Population Report, April 2003" by The
Professional Coin Grading Service