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1870-CC HALF DOLLAR

PCGS No: 6328

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 54,617
Proofs: 0

Designer: Obverse by Thomas Sully, modified by Christian Gobrecht and Robert Ball Hughes, executed by James Barton Longacre; Reverse by Christian Gobrecht

Diameter: 30 millimeters

Metal content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 192 grains (12.4 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: "CC" (for Carson City, NV) below the eagle on the reverse

Recent appearances:
PCGS AU-58.  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach" Elite Coin Auction, May 25-27, 2003, Lot 2773, sold for $5,750.00

PCGS AU-50.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 6003, illustrated, sold for $18,400.00

PCGS EF-45.  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach" Elite Coin Auction, May 25- 27, Lot 2596, sold for $14,375.00

Notes:
The finest example graded by PCGS is a single MS-62.

Sources and/or recommended reading:

"The PCGS Population Report, April 2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service