Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dollars (1839-1891)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 503,200
Catalog: KM-A68
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.4400g
ASW: 0.3599oz
Melt Value: $6.41 (9/21/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1863 50C MS obverse 1863 50C MS reverse


  
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1863 50C MS
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 90
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 67


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2/20/2005 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg February 20-23, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 28/Lot# 1255 $3,220.00
12/26/2006 NGC MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 119, 124/Lot# 935 $2,530.00
9/30/2007 NGC XF 45   Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Coin Auction #67101, 67101/Lot# 23531 $210.45
1/9/2013 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2013 January 9-13 US Coin FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(8), 1181/Lot# 10545 $734.38
2/4/2013 NGC MS 62   Teletrade Auction 3416, 3416/Lot# 2050 $940.00
6/5/2013 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2013 June 5 - 9 US Coin Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(3), 1186/Lot# 4516 $4,112.50
7/27/2013 PCGS MS 66   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 4289 $23,500.00
8/8/2014 NGC VF 25   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3494, 6045/Lot# 21309 $146.88


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