How Much Does a Half Dollar Weigh?


A half dollar coin from a United States mint weighs exactly 11.34 grams if the coin was produced since 1971. Weights of the coin has gone down though the years. For example, the 1873 coin weighed 12.5 grams.
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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.
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US Coins in Circulation
  Coin Composition Weight Cost to Produce
Penny Source Cent 2.5% Copper, 97.5% Zinc 2.5 g 2.41 cents
Nickel Source Nickel 25% Nickel, 75% Copper 5 g 11.18 cents
Dime Source Dime 8.33% Nickel, 91.67% Copper 2.268 g 5.65 cents
Quarter Source Quarter 8.33% Nickel, 91.67% Copper 5.67 g 11.14 cents
Half-Dollar Source Half Dollar 8.33% Nickel, 91.67% Copper 11.34 g N/A
Susan B Anthony Dollar Source Susan B Anthony Dollar 12.5% Nickel, 87.5% Copper 8.1 g N/A
US Dollar Coin Source $1 Coin 88.5% Copper, 6% Zinc, 3.5% Manganese, 2% Nickel 8.1 g 18.03 cents
The mass of a US half dollar coin is 11.34 grams. Its diameter is 30.61 millimeter and its thickness is 2.15 millimeter. The edge of the coin has 150 reeds and the face of US half dollar coin is John F. Kennedy, 35th US President.
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