1849 HALF DOLLAR
PCGS Nos: 6262, 6393
Circulation strikes: 1,252,000
Proofs: est. 10
by Thomas Sully, executed by Christian Gobrecht; reverse by Christian
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%
grains (±13.4 grams)
Mintmark: None (for
Philadelphia, PA) below the eagle on the reverse
Images courtesy of
PCGS AU-50. Ex- Heritage
Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale"
October 5-7, 2000, Lot 6242, "WB-102, Repunched Date",
illustrated, sold for $5635.00
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 10 MS-64's.
The finest Proof example graded by PCGS is a single PR-66.
Sources and/or recommended
"The PCGS Population Report, April 2003" by The
Professional Coin Grading Service