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1929-S HALF DOLLAR

PCGS No: 6590

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 1,902,000
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, CA) 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 537, sold for $1,092.50

PCGS MS-65.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 6057, not illustrated, sold for $1,466.25

PCGS MS-64.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 6056, not illustrated, sold for $718.75

PCGS MS-64.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 1825, not illustrated, sold for $805.00

PCGS MS-64.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 1826, illustrated, sold for $575.00

PCGS MS-64.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "The ANA 2001 National Money Show Auction", March 8-9, 2001, Lot 307, unsold

MS-63.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5601, not plated, sold for $517.50

MS-63 Artificial Toning.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 5676, not illustrated, not sold

MS-62.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Lake Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 464, not illustrated, sold for $2,300.00

MS-62, PVC.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5600, not plated, sold for $310.50

About Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1104, not plated, sold for $195.50

Varieties:

Notes:
The finest examples graded by PCGS are 22 MS-66's.

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