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1921-S HALF DOLLAR

PCGS No: 6585

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 548,000
Proofs: 0

Designer: Adolph Alexander Weinman

Diameter: 30 millimeters

Metal content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 193 grains (12.5 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: "S" (for San Francisco) near the rim below the branch on the reverse

Notes:
The finest example graded by PCGS is a single MS-66.

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-64.  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach" Elite Coin Auction, May 25-27, 2003, Lot 2663, sold for $34,500.00

"Brilliant Uncirculated".  Ex - Stack's 12/2003:400, sold for $25,300.00

PCGS MS-63.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 6293, illustrated, sold for $14,950.00

PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 1817, illustrated, sold for $14,950.00

PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Lake Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 459, illustrated, sold for $18,400.00

PCGS MS-62.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 6050, illustrated, sold for $14,375.00

MS-62, Cleaned.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5593, plated, unsold

MS-61, Cleaned.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5592, plated, sold for $6,727.50

EF/AU.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 412, plated, sold for $3,335.00

ANACS Net VF-35, AU Details, Obv Field Tooled.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8459, not illustrated, not sold

VF-25.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 1818, not illustrated, sold for $1,092.00

NGC VF-20.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8458, not illustrated, sold for $385.25

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