Coin Specifications

Category: Barber Half Dollars (1892-1915)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 1,029,028
Catalog: KM-116
Obverse Designer: Charles E. Barber
Reverse Designer: Charles E. Barber
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $7.37 (8/1/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1892 S 50C MS obverse 1892 S 50C MS reverse


  
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1892 S 50C MS
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 261
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 45
High Grade: 67


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6/17/2010 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 489, 495/Lot# 5325 $4,140.00
4/27/2011 NGC AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2011 April Rosemont CSNS Signature & Platinum Night US Coin Auction Session(6), 1154/Lot# 10661 $1,035.00
2/12/2012 PCGS VG 8   Teletrade Auction 3223, 3223/Lot# 1511 $360.00
3/18/2013 PCGS VG 10   Teletrade Auction 3422, 3422/Lot# 2100 $250.00
4/24/2013 PCGS VF 35   Heritage Auctions 2013 April 24 - 28 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(8), 1184/Lot# 8422 $822.50
7/27/2013 PCGS F 15   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 30607 $388.93
12/22/2013 PCGS VG 8   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/22/2013, 106/Lot# 103325 $215.00


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