Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dollars (1839-1891)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 1,039
Catalog: KM-A99
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $7.08 (8/22/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1883 50C PF obverse 1883 50C PF reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The Philadelphia Mint was the only coinage facility that produced half dollars in 1883, and a minuscule total of 9,039 pieces were struck. Merely 1,039 proofs were delivered.

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Last Updated: 10/29/2013

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1883 50C PF
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - 480 585 680 885 1425 2075 3700 5400 12000 30000 - -
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1883 50C PF Cameo
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1883 50C PF Ultra Cameo
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 3500 - 10000 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - 4000 - 11000 - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 315
Low Grade: 53
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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Grade
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Price
12/4/1996 NGC PF 64   Teletrade Auction 0899, 899/Lot# 1397 $763.00
5/30/2005 NGC PF 68   Cameo Goldberg May 30 - June 16, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 31/Lot# 247 $20,700.00
3/13/2006 NGC PF 66   Cameo David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 78, 83/Lot# 785 $4,508.00
4/28/2009 PCGS PF 67   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2009 April-May Cincinnati, OH (CSNS) US Coin Auction #1124, 1124/Lot# 2488 $12,650.00
12/30/2012 PCGS PF 65   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/30/2012, 55/Lot# 93029 $4,620.00
1/9/2013 PCGS PF 66   Heritage Auctions 2013 January 9-13 US Coin FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(2), 1181/Lot# 4389 $4,993.75
2/22/2013 NGC PF 64   Stack's Bowers The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, 181/Lot# 1445 $3,290.00
1/8/2014 NGC PF 67   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2014 January 8 - 12 FUN US Coin Signature Auction - Orlando Session(2), 1201/Lot# 4588 $7,050.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1883 50C PF
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Base111111113545277378568911066122616632643344744315534830411879
1111111118411597776867949111913711989291137754798645794950
0000001118411597776867949111913711989291137754798645700
00000012364696678168791007117215172316317941035166738000
1883 50C PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base111111113815657859119481131129917542770360146175892871412451
11111111274426388279231009118714502092304739395042683299590
00000011274426388279231009118714502092304739395042683200
00000012545037118699351070124316022431332442785467777300
1883 50C PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base11111111317479676789967121014211928283639844817653897731
11111111063715447138481048128015902230321842615390761697730
00000011063715447138481048128015902230321842615390761600
00000012114256107519071129135017592533360145395964869400
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Grade: PF 68 CA
Points: 6832
Owner: First Strike Society
 
Grade: PF 68 CA
Points: 5892
Owner: Malibu Collector
 
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