1922 GRANT COMMEMORATIVE HALF DOLLAR -
PCGS No: 9307, 9308
Variety equivalents: Breen 7454
Circulation strikes: 4,256
Proofs: estimated 4
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%
grains (±12.5 grams)
(all Grant Commemorative Half Dollars were struck at the Philadelphia Mint)
Images courtesy of Superior
Stamp & Coin
The purpose of the star is unknown. It may have been added to
increase demand for a new variety.
The finest Uncirculated 1922 Grant Commemorative Half Dollars (With Star)
graded by PCGS are 3 MS-67's.
The finest Proof 1922 Grant Commemorative Half Dollar (With Star) graded
by PCGS is a single PR-64.
In 2004, NGC certified a
Specimen-65 1922 Grant Commemorative Half Dollar (With Star). The
Specimen has a satin finish, unlike the "at least" four Matte Proofs cited
by Breen (one of which was in the John R. Sinnock estate).
Sources and/or recommended
"The PCGS Population Report, July 2004" by The
Professional Coin Grading Service
"Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia of U.S. and Colonial Coins" by
NUMISMATIST, August 2004, page 29