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1933-S HALF DOLLAR

PCGS No: 6591

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 1,786,000
Proofs: 0

Designer: Adolph Alexander Weinman

Diameter: 30 millimeters

Metal content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 193 grains (12.5 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: "S" (for San Francisco, CA) near the rim below the branch on the reverse

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Significant examples:

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-66.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 6058, illustrated, sold for $3,335.00

NGC MS-63.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 1367, sold for $661.25

MS-63.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 1368, sold for $546.25  From the sale of the Saccone Collection, November 1989, Lot 2656

MS-60 Plus.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 1827, illustrated, sold for $632.00 From Superior Galleries Hoagy Carmichael and Wayne Miller Sale, 1/86:2649

AU-58 PVC, Light reverse scratch.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5603, not plated, sold for $253.00

Brilliant Uncirculated, very Choice.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1105, not plated, sold for $345.00

Varieties:

Notes:
The finest examples graded by PCGS are 6 MS-67's.

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

 
 

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