1. Pour a thin layer of olive oil into a jar lid or other small container. Submerge the half dollar in the oil for up to two days, turning it over once to coat both sides. 2. Remove
A half-dollar weighs 12.5 grams. Get your ChaCha on!
A dollar bill weighs about .03 ounces. A million dollars would weigh over a ton (2,040.8 lbs). Half a million in dollar bills would weigh about 1,020.4 lbs.
|Coin||Composition||Weight||Cost to Produce|
|Source||Cent||2.5% Copper, 97.5% Zinc||2.5 g||2.41 cents|
|Source||Nickel||25% Nickel, 75% Copper||5 g||11.18 cents|
|Source||Dime||8.33% Nickel, 91.67% Copper||2.268 g||5.65 cents|
|Source||Quarter||8.33% Nickel, 91.67% Copper||5.67 g||11.14 cents|
|Source||Half Dollar||8.33% Nickel, 91.67% Copper||11.34 g||N/A|
|Source||Susan B Anthony Dollar||12.5% Nickel, 87.5% Copper||8.1 g||N/A|
|Source||$1 Coin||88.5% Copper, 6% Zinc, 3.5% Manganese, 2% Nickel||8.1 g||18.03 cents|