The 1922 Grant memorial half dollars have value as numismatic coins. Keep reading to learn more about these silver commemorative coins.

1922 Grant Memorial Half Dollar

1922 Grant Memorial Half Dollar Reverse

Specifications

Type: Commemorative Half Dollar
Year: 1922
Face Value: $0.50
Composition: 90% silver, 10% copper
Silver Weight: .36169 oz.
Total Weight: 12.5 grams
Current Silver Bullion Value: $8.90

The US minted the Grant memorial half dollar with no mint mark. Each series was minted out of Philadelphia.

This coin commemoratives the centennial of Ulysses S. Grant's birth. On the front of the coin there is a portrait of Ulysses S. Grant. On the reverse side of the coin there is an image of the house where Grant was born.

Two different varieties exist for this coin. There are coins with a recessed star in the obverse field and coins without a star. See the image below for reference.

Grant Star
The star variety
Series Location Distribution
1922 Star in Obverse Field Philadelphia 4,256
1922 No Star Philadelphia 67,405

Value

This coin in circulated condition is worth at least its weight in silver. The silver melt value for this coin is $8.90 as of October 23, 2020. This melt value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $24.60 per ounce.

The 1922 Grant memorial half dollar with the star in the obverse field is worth around $900 in about uncirculated condition. In uncirculated condition this coin is worth around the following: $1,200 with an MS 60 grade, $1,675 with an MS 63 grade, $5,000 with an MS 65 grade, and $6,500 with an MS 66 grade.

The 1922 Grant memorial half dollar with no star is worth around $110 in about uncirculated condition. In uncirculated condition this coin is worth around the following: $120 with an MS 60 grade, $150 with an MS 63 grade, $550 with an MS 65 grade, and $900 with an MS 66 grade.

 

Sources:

The Red Book


See also:

1924 Huguenot Half Dollar
1925 Stone Mountain Half Dollar
1926 Sesquicentennial Half Dollar