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1918 HALF DOLLAR

PCGS No: 6574

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 6,634,000
Proofs: 0

Designer: Adolph Alexander Weinman

Diameter: 30 millimeters

Metal content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 193 grains (12.5 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: None (for Philadelphia, PA) near the rim below the branch on the reverse

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Significant examples:

Recent appearances:
NGC MS-65, Gem Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1094, not plated, sold for $1,840.00

PCGS MS-64.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8445, not illustrated, sold for $948.75

PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 1802, illustrated, sold for $862.00

MS-61.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Lake Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 453, not illustrated, sold for $747.50

About Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1095, not plated, sold for $161.00

AU-58.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5582, not plated, sold for $350.75

Varieties:

Notes:
The finest examples graded by PCGS are 5 MS-66's.

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"The PCGS Population Report, January 2002" by The Professional Coin Grading Service