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1946 HALF DOLLAR

PCGS No: 6627

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 12,118,000
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:
PCGS MS-67.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 6096, not illustrated, sold for $1,955.00

PCGS MS-65, Gem Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1130, not plated, sold for $103.50

PCGS MS-65 Premium Quality.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 1887, not illustrated, sold for $109.00

PCGS MS-65.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 1888, not illustrated, sold for $103.00

Varieties:

Notes:
The finest examples graded by PCGS are 7 MS-67's.

The finest "Doubled Die" example graded by PCGS is a single MS-66.

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