The 1913 Barber half dollars have value as both numismatic coins and as silver bullion. Keep reading to learn more about these silver coins.

1913 Half Dollar

Specifications

Type: Barber Half Dollar
Year: 1913
Face Value: $0.50
Composition: 90% silver, 10% copper
Silver Weight: 11.25 grams
Total Weight: 12.50 grams
Current Silver Bullion Value: $6.33

The US minted the 1913 half dollar with no mint mark and also the 1913 D half dollar and 1913 S half dollar. The mint mark can be found on the reverse side of the coin below the eagle.

Series Location Quantity Minted
1913 Philadelphia 188,000
1913 D Denver 534,000
1913 S San Francisco 604,000

Value

This coin in circulated condition is worth at least its weight in silver. The silver melt value for this coin is $6.33 as of October 22, 2019. This melt value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $17.50 per ounce.

The 1913 half dollar with no mint mark is the most rare and valuable series variety. This coin is worth around $75 in good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $425. In extremely fine condition the value is around $800. In uncirculated condition the price is around $1,750 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 63 can sell for around $2,100.

The 1913 D half dollar is worth around $16 in good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $95 and in extremely fine condition the value is around $200. In uncirculated condition the price is around $550 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 63 can sell for around $950.

The 1913 S half dollar is worth around $16 in good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $120 and in extremely fine condition the value is around $275. In uncirculated condition the price is around $800 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 63 can sell for around $1,700.

Proof coins are available and they are each valued at around $1,100 in PR 63 condition. There were only 627 proof coins minted.

 

Sources:

The Red Book


See also:

1914 Half Dollar
1912 Half Dollar
1911 Half Dollar