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1921 HALF DOLLAR

PCGS No: 6583

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 246,000
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:
Gem Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 529, sold for $7,187.50

MS-63.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5591, plated, sold for $3,507.50

MS-63.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 1361, sold for $2,702.50

MS-61.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Lake Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 457, illustrated, sold for $3,335.00

PCGS AU-58 Premium Quality.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 1814, illustrated, sold for $2,645.00

EF.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 530, sold for $1,380.00

ANACS Net EF-40, AU Details, Cleaned.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8456, not illustrated, not sold

VF-25 Probably Cleaned.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 1815, not illustrated, sold for $776.00

Fine.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 410, not plated, sold for $218.50

Varieties:

Notes:
The finest examples graded by PCGS are 3 MS-66's.

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