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Obverse of 1910-S Half Eagle     Reverse of 1910-S Half Eagle


1910-S $5 OR HALF EAGLE

PCGS No: 8519

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 770,200
Proofs: 0

Designer: Bela Lyon Pratt

Diameter: 21.6 millimeters

Metal Content:
Gold - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 129 grains (8.24 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: "S" (for San Francisco, California) left of the arrowheads on the reverse 

Images courtesy of David Akers Numismatics, Inc.

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

Significant examples:
(illustrated above).  Ex - John Jay Pittman - David Akers Numismatics, Inc. "The John Jay Pittman Collection", illustrated

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-62.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 1002 at $2,185.00

PCGS MS-62.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 7311, illustrated, not sold

PCGS MS-62.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7685, not illustrated, sold for $1,897.50

PCGS MS-61.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 2421 at $805.00

PCGS AU-55.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7684, not illustrated, sold for $368.00

About Uncirculated and lustrous.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1787, not plated, sold for $207.00

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"The PCGS Population Report, July 2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service