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1876-CC HALF DOLLAR

PCGS No: 6353

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 1,956,000
Proofs: 0

Designer: Obverse by Thomas Sully, modified by Christian Gobrecht and Robert Ball Hughes, executed by James Barton Longacre; Reverse of Type I by Christian Gobrecht, Type 2 by William Barber

Diameter: 30 millimeters

Metal content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 193 grains (12.5 grams)

Edge: Reeded

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

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Significant examples:

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-65.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 6251, illustrated, not sold

Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 466 at $661.25

MS-64.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 1326 Not Sold  From the B. Max Mehl's sale of the William Cutler Atwater Collection, June 1946, Lot 601

Varieties:

Notes:
The finest examples graded by PCGS are 4 MS-66's.

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