Coin Specifications

Category: Early Halves (1794-1839)
Mint: Philadelphia
Catalog: KM-37
Obverse Designer: John Reich
Reverse Designer: John Reich
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.8920
Weight: 13.4800g
ASW: 0.3866oz
Melt Value: $7.21 (9/15/2014)
Diameter: 32.5mm
Edge: FIFTY CENTS OR HALF A DOLLAR
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1829/1827 50C MS obverse 1829/1827 50C MS reverse


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Description & Analysis

The obverse die is an 1829 over 7 overdate, with the lower upright of the 7 prominently visible at the lower right side of the 9. Many years ago, some numismatists described the overdate as '1829 over 1.'

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 12/4/2013

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1829/1827 50C MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 85.00 105 135 160 285 285 650 850 950 1500 1750 2050 2700 3750 6600 18500 36000 - - - -
$ 315 725 940 1050 1700 1900 2250 3000 4150 7600 22500 41000 - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 209
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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9/17/2008 PCGS AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2008 September Long Beach, CA US Coin Signature Auction #1116, 1116/Lot# 2095 $1,265.00
1/5/2011 PCGS AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2011 January Tampa FUN Signature & Platinum Night US Coin Auction Session(6), 1151/Lot# 10873 $1,840.00
5/29/2011 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg May 29 - June 1, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction of US, World Coins and Currency, 63/Lot# 806 $2,012.50
6/10/2012 PCGS VF 20   Teletrade Auction 3291, 3291/Lot# 1726 $138.00
9/6/2012 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2012 September 6-9 US Coins Signature Auction- Long Beach Session(3), 1174/Lot# 4546 $2,115.00
9/9/2012 PCGS Genuine VF   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/09/2012, 39/Lot# 72571 $73.70
11/18/2012 PCGS VF 25   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 726, 735/Lot# 77 $230.00
6/27/2014 NGC MS 61   Stack's Bowers June 2014 Baltimore, 6021/Lot# 1422 $3,055.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1829/1827 50C MS
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Base10212315918322036656372599011381333145017072048261438005026624812301190722989347317
10913516719526943261781310391203137215361821223730094209543382661455822679357010
0000006178131039120313721536182122373009420954338266145582267900
00000067190210891268141116211934242534054617584110283168152628600
1829/1827 50C MS Prooflike
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 1333
Owner: HOWARDL
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 1333
Owner: oldhobo
 
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