half dollars ( 1794-Current )

Flowing Hair ( 1794-1795 )

Composition: 89% silver 

Weight: 13.48 grams 

Diameter: approx. 32.5 mm 

Mints: Philadelphia 

Draped Bust ( 1796-1807 )

Composition: 89% silver 

Weight: 13.48 grams 

Diameter: approx. 32.5 mm 

Mints: Philadelphia 

Capped Bust ( 1807-1839 )

Composition: 89% Silver 1807-1836 / 90% Silver 1836-1839 

Weight: 13.48 grams 1807-1836 / 13.36 grams 1836-1839

Diameter: 30 mm

Mints: Philadelphia 

Liberty Seated ( 1839-1891 )

Composition: 90% silver 

Weight: 13.36 grams 1839-1853 / 12.44 grams 1853-1873 / 12.50 grams 1873-1891 

Diameter: 30.6 mm 

Mints: Philadelphia, New Orleans, San Francisco, Carson City 

Barber ( 1892-1915 )

Composition: 90% silver 

Weight: 12.50 grams 

Diameter: 30.6 mm 

Mints: Philadelphia, Denver, New Orleans, San Francisco  

Liberty Walking ( 1916-1947 )

Composition: 90% silver 

Weight: 12.50 grams 

Diameter: 30.6 mm 

Mints: Philadelphia, Denver, San Francisco  

Franklin ( 1948-1963 )

Composition: 90% silver 

Weight: 12.50 grams 

Diameter: 30.6 mm 

Mints: Philadelphia, Denver, San Francisco  

Kennedy ( 1964-1970 )

Composition: 90% Silver (1964) / 40% Silver (1965-1970)

Weight: 12.50 grams (1964) / Weight: 11.50 grams (1965-1970

Diameter: 30.6 mm 

Mints: Philadelphia, Denver, San Francisco 


* Any kennedy half dollars after 1970 are spendable face value change.