Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dollars (1839-1891)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 3,200,000
Catalog: KM-A99
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $7.46 (7/30/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1875 S 50C MS obverse 1875 S 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

With a mintage of 3.2 million pieces, the 1875-S is an excellent type coin.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/29/2014

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1875 S 50C MS
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Base $ 32.00 48.00 55.00 70.00 135 135 215 245 265 340 425 525 650 880 1575 4400 8000 23750 - - -
$ 155 235 265 280 370 475 575 700 970 1675 4800 8800 - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 252
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
2/20/2005 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg February 20-23, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 28/Lot# 1273 $1,035.00
6/27/2005 NGC MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction 43: The Cook Family Collection, 47/Lot# 949 $346.15
9/19/2005 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg September 19-21, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 32/Lot# 1723 $1,322.50
4/9/2007 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2007 Dallas, TX Signature Coin Auction #450, 450/Lot# 776 $1,265.00
10/12/2009 PCGS MS 63   Teletrade Auction 2757, 2757/Lot# 1298 $1,035.00
1/30/2011 NGC Details VG Details  Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 211022/Lot# 22857 $30.00
6/9/2013 PCGS AU 58   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/09/2013, 78/Lot# 113110 $396.00
7/27/2013 NGC MS 65   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 4233 $3,525.00


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