The 1915 Barber half dollars have value as both numismatic coins and as silver bullion. Keep reading to learn more about these silver coins.
Type: Barber Half Dollar
Face Value: $0.50
Composition: 90% silver, 10% copper
Silver Weight: .36169 oz.
Total Weight: 12.50 grams
Current Silver Bullion Value: $6.42
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, when present, can be found on the reverse side of the coin below the eagle.
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This coin in circulated condition is worth at least its weight in silver. The silver melt value for this coin is $6.42 as of January 23, 2020. This melt value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $17.74 per ounce.
The 1915 half dollar with no mint mark is the most rare and valuable series. 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 with no mint mark are available and they are each valued at around $1,200 in PR 63 condition. There were only 450 proof coins minted.
Good- The date and the inscriptions are readable. The word "LIBERTY" inscribed on Liberty's headband has been completely worn off.
Very fine- The word "LIBERTY" inscribed on Liberty's headband is visible but plain.
Extremely fine- The word "LIBERTY" inscribed on Liberty's headband is sharp. The edges on Liberty's headband are distinct.
MS 60 uncirculated- There are no signs of wear. The coin has luster, but there may be a few stains, abrasions, or surface marks.
MS 63 choice uncirculated- In the major focal areas there are some blemishes or contact marks. The coin's luster might not be as prominent.
PR 63 proof- This coin has reflective surfaces and only a few blemishes away from the major focal points. There are no major flaws.
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