1886 HALF DOLLAR
PCGS Nos: 6368, 6447
Circulation strikes: 5,000
by Thomas Sully, modified by Christian Gobrecht and Robert Ball Hughes,
executed by James Barton Longacre; Reverse by Christian Gobrecht, modified
by William Barber
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%
grains (±12.5 grams)
Mintmark: None (for
Philadelphia, PA) below the eagle on the reverse
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The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-67's.
The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 2 PR-67's.
The finest Proof Cameo
examples graded by PCGS are 2 PR-66's.
The finest Proof Deep Cameo
example graded by PCGS is a single PR-66.
"The PCGS Population Report, April 2003" by The
Professional Coin Grading Service