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Flowing Hair Silver Half Dollar

 

US coin half dollar 1794

 

Face value: half dollar ($1/2=50 cents)
Composition: silver 0.892
Diameter 32.5 mm.
Weight 13.48 g.

Minted:
1794
1795

Reverse: Small Eagle
Reverse legend: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Obverse: Head facing right, flanked by stars
Obverse legend: LIBERTY / 1794

Edge: Lettered: FIFTY CENTS OR HALF A DOLLAR

Number in Krause catalog: KM#16

 

Price for coin in F condition - $1,500-2,500

 

 

 

Draped Bust Silver Half Dollar

 

Draped Bust Half Dollar - Small Eagle

 

US coin 1/2 dollar 1797

 

Face value: Half Dollar ($1/2=50 cents)
Composition: silver 0.892
Diameter 32.5 mm.
Weight 13.48 g.

Minted:
1796
1797

Reverse: Small Eagle
Reverse legend: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Obverse: Draped bust right, flanked by stars
Obverse legend: LIBERTY / 1797

Edge: Lettered: FIFTY CENTS OR HALF A DOLLAR

Number in Krause catalog: KM#26

 

Price for coin in F condition - $30,000-40,000

 

 

Draped Bust Half Dollar - Heraldic Eagle

 

US coin 1/2 dollar 1801

 

Face value: Half Dollar ($1/2=50 cents)
Composition: silver 0.892
Diameter 32.5 mm.
Weight 13.48 g.

Minted:
1801
1802
1803
1805
1806
1807

Reverse: Heraldic Eagle
Reverse legend: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Obverse: Draped bust right, flanked by stars
Obverse legend: LIBERTY / 1801

Edge: Lettered: FIFTY CENTS OR HALF A DOLLAR

Number in Krause catalog: KM#35

 

Price for coin in F condition - $700-1,000

 

 

 

Capped Bust silver Half Dollar

 

Capped Bust half dollar - Eagle with banner above

 

US coin 1/2 dollar 1811

 

Face value: half dollar ($1/2=50 cents)
Composition: silver 0.892
Diameter 32.5 mm.
Weight 13.48 g.

Minted:
1807, 1808, 1809, 1810, 1811, 1812, 1813, 1814, 1815, 1816, 1817, 1818, 1819, 1820, 1821, 1822, 1823, 1824, 1825, 1826, 1827, 1828, 1829, 1830, 1831, 1832, 1834, 1835, 1836

Reverse: Eagle with arrows and olive branch in talons, banner above
Reverse legend: 50 C. / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / E PLURIBUS UNUM

Obverse: Draped and capped bust left, flanked by stars
Obverse legend: 1811

Edge: Reeded

Number in Krause catalog: KM#37

 

Price for coin in F condition - $80-100

 

 

Cappet Bust half dollar - Eagle without banner above, silver 0.892

 

US coin 1/2 dollar 1836

 

Face value: half dollar ($1/2=50 cents)
Composition: silver 0.892
Diameter 30 mm.
Weight 13.48 g.

Minted:
1836

Reverse: Eagle with arrows and olive branch in talons
Reverse legend: 50 C. / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Obverse: Draped and capped bust left, flanked by stars
Obverse legend: 1836

Edge: Reeded

Number in Krause catalog: KM#58

 

Price for coin in F condition - $1,500-3,000

 

 

Cappet Bust half dollar - silver 0.900, "50 CENTS" inscription

 

US coin 1/2 dollar 1837

 

Face value: half dollar ($1/2=50 cents)
Composition: silver 0.900
Diameter 30 mm.
Weight 13.36 g.

Minted:
1837

Reverse: Eagle with arrows and olive branch in talons
Reverse legend: 50 C. / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Obverse: Draped and capped bust left, flanked by stars
Obverse legend: 1837

Edge: Reeded

Number in Krause catalog: KM#58a

 

Price for coin in F condition - $100-150

 

 

Cappet Bust half dollar - "HALF DOL." inscription

 

US coin 1/2 dollar 1839

 

Face value: half dollar ($1/2=50 cents)
Composition: silver 0.900
Diameter 30 mm.
Weight 13.36 g.

Minted:
1838, 1839

Reverse: Eagle with arrows and olive branch in talons
Reverse legend: 50 C. / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Obverse: Draped and capped bust left, flanked by stars
Obverse legend: 1839

Edge: Reeded

Number in Krause catalog: KM#65

 

Price for coin in F condition - $100-150

 

 

 

Seated Liberty Silver Half Dollar

 

Seated Liberty Half Dollar - without arrows at date

 

US coin 1/2 dollar 1842

 

Face value: half dollar ($1/2=50 cents)
Composition: silver 0.900
Diameter 30.6 mm.
Weight 13.36 g.

Minted:
1839, 1840, 1841, 1842, 1843, 1844, 1845, 1846, 1847, 1848, 1849, 1850, 1851, 1852, 1856, 1847, 1858, 1859, 1860, 1861, 1862, 1863, 1864, 1865, 1866

Reverse: Eagle with arrows and olive branch in talons
Reverse legend: HALF DOL. / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Obverse: Seated Liberty, flanked by stars
Obverse legend: 1842

Edge: Reeded

Number in Krause catalog: KM#68

 

Price for coin in F condition - $50-70

 

 

Seated Liberty Half Dollar - with arrows at date, rays around eagle

 

US coin 1/2 dollar 1853

 

Face value: half dollar ($1/2=50 cents)
Composition: silver 0.900
Diameter 30.6 mm.
Weight 12.44 g.

Minted:
1853

Reverse: Eagle with arrows and olive branch in talons, rays around
Reverse legend: HALF DOL. / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Obverse: Seated Liberty, flanked by stars
Obverse legend: 1853

Edge: Reeded

Number in Krause catalog: KM#79

 

Price for coin in F condition - $300-400

 

 

Seated Liberty Half Dollar - with arrows at date, without rays around eagle

 

US coin 1/2 dollar 1854

 

Face value: half dollar ($1/2=50 cents)
Composition: silver 0.900
Diameter 30.6 mm.
Weight 12.44 g.

Minted:
1854
1855

Reverse: Eagle with arrows and olive branch in talons
Reverse legend: HALF DOL. / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Obverse: Seated Liberty, flanked by stars
Obverse legend: 1854

Edge: Reeded

Number in Krause catalog: KM#82

 

Price for coin in F condition - $80-100

 

 

Seated Liberty Half Dollar - Eagle with banner above, without arrows at date

 

US coin 1/2 dollar 1871

 

Face value: half dollar ($1/2=50 cents)
Composition: silver 0.900
Diameter 30.6 mm.
Weight 12.44 g.

Minted:
1866, 1867, 1868, 1869, 1870, 1871, 1872, 1873, 1875, 1876, 1877, 1878, 1879, 1880, 1881, 1882, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1886, 1887, 1888, 1889, 1890, 1891

Reverse: Eagle with arrows and olive branch in talons, banner above
Reverse legend: HALF DOL. / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / IN GOD WE TRUST /

Obverse: Seated Liberty, flanked by stars
Obverse legend: 1871

Edge: Reeded

Number in Krause catalog: KM#99

 

Price for coin in F condition - $80-100

 

 

Seated Liberty Half Dollar - Eagle with banner above, with arrows at date

 

US coin 1/2 dollar 1874

 

Face value: half dollar ($1/2=50 cents)
Composition: silver 0.900
Diameter 30.6 mm.
Weight 12.50 g.

Minted:
1873
1874

Reverse: Eagle with arrows and olive branch in talons, banner above
Reverse legend: HALF DOL. / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / IN GOD WE TRUST /

Obverse: Seated Liberty, flanked by stars
Obverse legend: 1871

Edge: Reeded

Number in Krause catalog: KM#187

 

Price for coin in F condition - $2,000-2,500

 

 

 

Barber Silver Half Dollar

 

US coin 1/2 dollar 1906

 

Face value: half dollar ($1/2=50 cents)
Composition: silver 0.900
Diameter 30.6 mm.
Weight 12.50 g.

Minted:
1892, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1897, 1898, 1899, 1900, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1912, 1913, 1914, 1915

Reverse: Heraldic eagle
Reverse legend: HALF DOLLAR / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Obverse: Laureate head right, flanked by stars
Obverse legend: IN GOD WE TRUST / 1906

Edge: Reeded

Number in Krause catalog: KM#116

 

Price for coin in VF condition - $100-150

 

 

 

Walking Liberty Silver Half Dollar

 

US coin 1/2 dollar 1916

 

Face value: half dollar ($1/2=50 cents)
Composition: silver 0.900
Diameter 30.6 mm.
Weight 12.50 g.

Minted:
1916, 1917, 1918, 1919, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947

Reverse: Eagle advancing left
Reverse legend: HALF DOLLAR / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / E PLURIBUS UNUM

Obverse: Liberty walking left wearing U.S. flag gown, sunrise at left
Obverse legend: LIBERTY / IN GOD WE TRUST / 1916

Edge: Reeded

Number in Krause catalog: KM#142

 

Price for coin in F condition - $10-15

 

 

 

Franklin Silver Half Dollar

 

US coin 1/2 dollar 1950

 

Face value: half dollar ($1/2=50 cents)
Composition: silver 0.900
Diameter 30.6 mm.
Weight 12.50 g.

Minted:
1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963

Reverse: Liberty Bell, small eagle at right
Reverse legend: HALF DOLLAR / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / E PLURIBUS UNUM

Obverse: Franklin bust right
Obverse legend: LIBERTY / IN GOD WE TRUST / 1950

Edge: Reeded

Number in Krause catalog: KM#199

 

Price for coin in XF condition - $8-10

 

 

 

Kennedy Half Dollar

 

Kennedy Silver Half Dollar - silver 0.900

 

US coin 1/2 dollar 1964

 

Face value: half dollar ($1/2=50 cents)
Price for coin in UNC condition - $10-12

Composition: silver 0.900
Diameter 30.6 mm.
Weight 12.50 g.

Minted:
1964

Reverse: Heraldic eagle
Reverse legend: HALF DOLLAR / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Obverse: Kennedy facing left
Obverse legend: LIBERTY / IN GOD WE TRUST / 1964

Edge: Reeded

Number in Krause catalog: KM#202

 

Price for coin in XF condition - $10-15

 

 

Kennedy Silver Half Dollar - silver 0.400

 

US coin 1/2 dollar 1967

 

Face value: half dollar ($1/2=50 cents)
Price for coin in UNC condition - $8-10

Composition: silver 0.400
Diameter 30.6 mm.
Weight 12.50 g.

Minted:
1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970

Reverse: Heraldic eagle
Reverse legend: HALF DOLLAR / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Obverse: Kennedy facing left
Obverse legend: LIBERTY / IN GOD WE TRUST / 1967

Edge: Reeded

Number in Krause catalog: KM#202a

 

Price for coin in UNC condition - $5-7

 

 

Kennedy Half Dollar - copper-nickel clad copper

 

US coin 1/2 dollar 1983

 

Face value: half dollar ($1/2=50 cents)
Price for coin in UNC condition - $1.5-2

Composition: copper-nickel clad copper
Diameter 30.61 mm.
Weight 11.34 g.

Minted:
1971 to date

Reverse: Heraldic eagle
Reverse legend: HALF DOLLAR / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Obverse: Kennedy facing left
Obverse legend: LIBERTY / IN GOD WE TRUST / 1983

Edge: Reeded

Number in Krause catalog: KM#202b

 

Price for coin in UNC condition - $1-2

 

 

Kennedy Silver Half Dollar - silver, redesigned portrait

 

US coin 1/2 dollar 1964

 

Face value: half dollar ($1/2=50 cents)
Price for coin in UNC condition - $15-20

Composition: silver 0.900
Diameter 30.61 mm.
Weight 12.50 g.

Minted:
1992 to date

Reverse: Heraldic eagle
Reverse legend: HALF DOLLAR / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Obverse: Kennedy facing left, redesigned portrait
Obverse legend: LIBERTY / IN GOD WE TRUST / 1998

Edge: Reeded

Number in Krause catalog: KM#202C

 

Price for coin in BU condition - $4-6

 

 

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