Coin Specifications

Category: Early Halves (1794-1839)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 1,368,600
Catalog: KM-37
Obverse Designer: John Reich
Reverse Designer: John Reich
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.8920
Weight: 13.4800g
ASW: 0.3866oz
Melt Value: $7.61 (4/16/2014)
Diameter: 32.5mm
Edge: FIFTY CENTS OR HALF A DOLLAR
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1808 50C MS obverse 1808 50C MS reverse


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 12/4/2013

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1808 50C MS
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Base $ 75.00 88.00 135 275 465 465 875 1100 1800 2200 2450 2800 3450 4950 9000 19500 30500 52500 - - -
$ 525 965 1250 2000 2500 2700 3200 3750 5500 10750 21500 42875 65000 -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 691
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 68


Upcoming Auctions

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Grade
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4/16/2014 XF 40   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 10-12 & 15-16 CICF World and Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(5), 3032/Lot# 25418
4/16/2014 XF 40   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 10-12 & 15-16 CICF World and Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(5), 3032/Lot# 25417
4/27/2014 AU 50   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(8), 1204/Lot# 9539


Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
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Price
2/24/2003 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg February 24-25, 2003 Coin Auction, 17/Lot# 523 $3,795.00
3/21/2005 NGC AU 55   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #31, 35/Lot# 546 $724.50
8/7/2010 NGC AU 58   Stack's Bowers The August 2010 Boston Rarities Sale, 34/Lot# 523 $1,215.55
10/30/2011 NGC AU 50   Teletrade Auction 3163, 3163/Lot# 2095 $675.00
5/30/2012 NGC VF 25   Heritage Auctions 2012 May 30- June 3 US Coins Signature Auction- Long Beach Session(4), 1171/Lot# 8669 $207.00
9/25/2013 PCGS XF 40   Heritage Auctions 2013 September 25 - 29 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(7), 1189/Lot# 8123 $705.00
10/27/2013 PCGS Genuine XF   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 10/27/2013, 98/Lot# 121833 $220.00
11/17/2013 PCGS XF 40   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 11/17/2013, 101/Lot# 152060 $580.80


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1808 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1139163179258575777949124214061624175318862124240133864888608911710179352779643552
47147168205363642834104612961478166717971965221627293886528879621378521222330480
00000083410461296147816671797196522162729388652887962137852122200
00000089111441351155117101841204423083057438756889836158602450900
1808 50C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1111111111111111111111
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Grade: MS 66+
Points: 7962
Owner: Heartland Collection
 
Grade: MS 62
Points: 2860
Owner: Eastern woods II
 
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