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1814 HALF DOLLAR

Mintage:
Circulation strikes: 1,039,075
Proofs: 0

Designer: John Reich

Diameter: 32-33 millimeters

Metal content:
Silver - 89.2%
Copper - 10.8%

Weight:  208 grains (13.48 grams)

Edge: Lettered ("FIFTY CENTS OR HALF A DOLLAR")

Mintmark: None (for Philadelphia)

   

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Varieties:
Overton 101  
Overton 102  
Overton 103  
Overton 104  
Overton 105  
Overton 106  
Overton 107 
Overton 108 
Overton 109 

Recent appearances:
See variety listings

Notes:
The finest example graded by PCGS is a single MS-66.

The finest "1814/13" examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-64's.

The finest "E/A" example graded by PCGS is a single AU-58.

Sources and/or recommended reading:
Al C. Overton, "Early Half Dollar Varieties 1794-1836"

"The PCGS Population Report, April 2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service

 
 

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