1925 STONE MOUNTAIN
COMMEMORATIVE HALF DOLLAR
Circulation strikes: net 1,314,709 (2,314,709 struck
less 1,000,000 melted)
Proofs: 1 reported
Designer: Gutzon Borglum
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%
grains (±12.5 grams)
Mintmark: None (for
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Heritage Numismatic Auctions
The 1925 Stone Mountain
Commemorative Half Dollar is very common and is often found in nice
condition. The most frequently seen Uncirculated grade is MS-64,
but even MS-65 examples are common. The
finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are
Walter Breen reported one matte Proof, whereabouts unknown.
A rare, doubled die
obverse exists...check the date, where the doubling is most likely
to be seen.
Some examples were
counterstamped with a state abbreviation and a number. These
are scarce and command a significant premium, which also means you
must watch out for fake counterstamps.
PCGS MS-68. Heritage
"NY Invitational" 07/2004:7615, $24,725.00
"The PCGS Population Report, July 2004" by The
Professional Coin Grading Service
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by Walter Breen
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by Michael Hodder and Q. David Bowers
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by David Ganz
Collecting, and Trading in Certified Commemorative Coins"
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