1862 HALF DOLLAR
PCGS Nos: 6307, 6416
Circulation strikes: 253,000
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, PA) below the eagle on the reverse
Images courtesy of
PCGS Proof-64. Ex
– American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,”
Lot 472, illustrated, sold for $1,955.00
PCGS Proof-64. Ex- Heritage
Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale"
October 5-7, 2000, Lot 6255, not illustrated, sold for $1782.00
ANACS Proof-62. Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s
"October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 6254, not
illustrated, sold for $552.00
The finest Uncirculated example graded by PCGS are 5 MS-66's.
The finest Proof example graded by PCGS is a single PR-67.
The finest Proof Cameo example graded by PCGS is a single PR-65.
Sources and/or recommended
"The PCGS Population Report, April 2003" by The
Professional Coin Grading Service