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: $7.52 (8/27/2014)
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
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
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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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 725
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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6/11/2006 PCGS G 4   Teletrade Auction 2217, 2217/Lot# 1412 $100.80
10/11/2007 NGC VF 35   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 185, 191/Lot# 5520 $494.50
3/28/2009 NGC AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2009 March Baltimore, MD Signature US Coin Auction #1126, 1126/Lot# 8571 $747.50
1/30/2011 PCGS MS 63   Goldberg January 30 - February 3, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 62/Lot# 1424 $9,200.00
10/20/2013 PCGS VF 25   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 10/20/2013, 97/Lot# 121936 $174.90
1/8/2014 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2014 January 8 - 12 FUN US Coin Signature Auction - Orlando Session(2), 1201/Lot# 4366 $17,625.00
6/4/2014 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2014 June 4 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(3), 1206/Lot# 4510 $23,500.00
6/16/2014 NGC VF 25   Stack's Bowers iAuciton 3486, 6035/Lot# 20340 $232.65


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1808 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1139163179258575777949124214061624175318862124240133864888608911710179352779643552
47147168205364642834104712971479166717971965221627293887528879631378521222330480
00000083410471297147916671797196522162729388752887963137852122200
00000089211441351155117101842204523093058438756899836158602450900
1808 50C MS Prooflike
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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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