Coin Specifications

Category: Barber Half Dollars (1892-1915)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 731
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: $7.06 (8/27/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1897 50C PF obverse 1897 50C PF reverse


  
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Price Guide

Last Updated: 11/12/2013

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1897 50C PF
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1897 50C PF Cameo
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1897 50C PF Ultra Cameo
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2900 5350 8000 16000 37500 - -
$ - - - - - - - - - 3500 6250 9000 17500 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 302
Low Grade: 60
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 69


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Auction Prices Realized

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9/9/2003 NGC PF 66   Cameo Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #23093, 23093/Lot# 11604 $3,795.00
11/7/2003 NGC PF 64   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2003 November Signature Sale #334, 334/Lot# 6831 $1,121.25
1/25/2004 NGC PF 61   Ultra Cameo Goldberg January 25-28, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 23/Lot# 2405 $437.00
2/13/2006 PCGS PF 66   Teletrade Auction 2160, 2160/Lot# 1294 $4,816.00
10/18/2012 NGC PF 65   Heritage Auctions 2012 October 18-21 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(2), 1175/Lot# 4522 $2,496.88
2/22/2013 PCGS   Stack's Bowers The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, 181/Lot# 7220 $746.13
6/16/2013 PCGS PF 64   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/16/2013, 79/Lot# 121986 $1,540.00
3/9/2014 PCGS PF 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 794, 803/Lot# 730 $2,721.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1897 50C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33333333336502705820856958125818252885336541415747707726869
33333331143915697438328901058144721783045362346766190136740
0000003114391569743832890105814472178304536234676619000
0000003225446637781844924115816362531320538825211663300
1897 50C PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333333333895757989259641075140220143149366144856185758629079
333333313145164984093810011184160623923319393550516652147500
00000031314516498409381001118416062392331939355051665200
00000032605137238829511038129318102770349042105618711900
1897 50C PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33333333487705964111011551281165323413601416650716925844532836
33333331645597911012112511971405188227613789446756897431165750
0000003164559791101211251197140518822761378944675689743100
0000003325632877106111401239152921113181397747696307793800
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Grade: PF 68 UC
Points: 6925
Owner: First Strike Society
 
Grade: PF 68 UC
Points: 6925
Owner: SLUGGO
 
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