The 1982 George Washington half dollars have value as numismatic coins. Keep reading to learn more about these silver commemorative coins.

1982 George Washington Silver Half Dollar

1982 George Washington Half Dollar Reverse

This coin commemorates the 250th anniversary of Washington's birth. It was the first commemorative coin issued by the US Mint in 28 years.

The obverse side of the coin features Washington on a horse. The reverse side of the coin features Washington's home, Mount Vernon.

Specifications

Type: Commemorative Half Dollar
Year: 1982
Face Value: $0.50
Composition: 90% silver, 10% copper
Silver Weight: .36169 oz.
Total Weight: 12.5 grams
Current Silver Bullion Value: $8.07

The US minted the 1982 D George Washington half dollar and the 1982 S proof George Washington half dollar. The mint mark can be found on the obverse side of the coin to the right of the horse.

Series Location Distribution
1982 D Denver 2,210,458
1982 S Proof San Francisco 4,894,044

Value

This coin in circulated condition is worth at least its weight in silver. The silver melt value for this coin is $8.07 as of September 24, 2021. This melt value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $22.32 per ounce.

The 1982 D George Washington half dollar is worth around $11 in mint packaging.

The 1982 S proof George Washington half dollar is worth around $11 in mint packaging.

 

Sources:

The Red Book