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1873-CC HALF DOLLAR - ARROWHEADS AT DATE
(see also 1873-CC Half Dollar -
No Arrowheads at Date
)

PCGS No: 6344

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 214,560
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: 193 grains (12.5 grams)

Edge: Reeded

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

Images courtesy of Heritage Numismatic Auctions

Significant examples:
NGC MS-63 (illustrated above).  Ex - Waldo Bolen collection

Recent appearances:
NGC AU-55.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8388, illustrated, sold for $2,185.00

ANACS AU-55.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8389, illustrated, not sold

NGC AU-55.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Rarities Sale", January 3, 2001, Lot 208, illustrated, not sold

NGC AU-53.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 6249, illustrated, sold for $2185.00

IGCS EF-40.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "The ANA 2001 National Money Show Auction", March 8-9, 2001, Lot 291, sold for $1,121.25

EF-40.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 1761, sold for $977.50

Very Good.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 461, sold for $195.50

Varieties:

Notes:
The finest example graded by PCGS is a single MS-65.

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