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1947 Walking Liberty Half Dollar Obverse         1947 Walking Liberty Half Dollar Reverse


1947 HALF DOLLAR

PCGS No: 6630

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 4,094,000
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

Images courtesy of Early American History Auctions, Inc.

Significant examples:

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-67.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 6099, not illustrated, sold for $2,070.00

NGC MS-65.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 1766 @$92.00

Varieties:

Notes:
The finest examples graded by PCGS are 8 MS-67's.

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