Coin Specifications

Category: Barber Half Dollars (1892-1915)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 992,000
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: $6.96 (9/2/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1914 S 50C MS obverse 1914 S 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The production of 992,000 pieces places the 1914-S among elite company with 20 other issues that had mintages less than 1 million coins.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 11/12/2013

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1914 S 50C MS
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Base $ 22.00 35.00 60.00 120 275 275 410 460 530 650 775 925 1100 1325 2375 4500 12000 - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 176
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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3/13/1999 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 1999 Mid Winter ANA Signature Sale #199, 199/Lot# 6474 $920.00
10/3/2001 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2001 October Long Beach Signature Sale #271, 271/Lot# 7875 $1,035.00
3/24/2010 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2010 March Fort Worth, TX Signature ANA US Coin Auction #1138, 1138/Lot# 1039 $2,530.00
9/12/2012 PCGS XF 45   Teletrade Auction 3346, 3346/Lot# 1724 $300.00
5/6/2013 NGC G 4   Teletrade Auction 3429, 3429/Lot# 1687 $9.00
1/26/2014 NGC MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 788, 797/Lot# 696 $2,100.00
3/23/2014 PCGS VF 30   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/23/2014, 178/Lot# 180517 $137.50
8/1/2014 NGC VF 20   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3493, 6044/Lot# 20166 $103.40


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