The 1915 Barber half dollars have value as both numismatic coins and as silver bullion. Keep reading to learn more about these silver coins.

1915 Half Dollar

Specifications

Type: Barber Half Dollar
Year: 1915
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 1915 half dollar with no mint mark and also the 1915 D half dollar and 1915 S half dollar. The mint mark can be found on the reverse side of the coin below the eagle.

Series Location Quantity Minted
1915 Philadelphia 138,000
1915 D Denver 1,170,400
1915 S San Francisco 1,604,000

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 1915 half dollar with no mint mark is the most rare and valuable series variety. This coin is worth around $85 in good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $375. In extremely fine condition the value is around $650. In uncirculated condition the price is around $1,400 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 63 can sell for around $2,250.

The 1915 D half dollar and the 1915 S half dollar have similar values. Each coin 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 $850.

Proof coins are available and they are each valued at around $1,200 in PR 63 condition. There were only 450 proof coins minted.

 

Sources:

The Red Book


See also:

1916 Half Dollar
1914 Half Dollar
1913 Half Dollar