Coin Specifications

Category: Early Halves (1794-1839)
Mint: New Orleans
Mintage: 178,976
Catalog: KM-65
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 13.3600g
ASW: 0.3866oz
Melt Value: $7.53 (8/21/2014)
Diameter: 30mm
Edge: Reeded
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1839 O 50C MS obverse 1839 O 50C MS reverse


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1839 O 50C MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 250 415 850 1150 1800 1800 2350 2450 2800 5000 5500 6000 7250 10500 18000 51000 135000 230000 - - -
$ 1950 2550 2650 3150 5500 6000 6750 8000 11500 21000 65000 - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 260
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 67


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9/6/2014 AU Details  Heritage Auctions 2014 September 4 - 6 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(2), 1209/Lot# 4126


Auction Prices Realized

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2/4/1998 NGC AU 55   Teletrade Auction 1021, 1021/Lot# 1504 $1,053.00
9/26/2002 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2002 September Long Beach Signature Sale #300, 300/Lot# 6820 $1,380.00
2/20/2006 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 75, 80/Lot# 661 $1,667.50
8/13/2006 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2006 August Denver, CO Signature & Platinum Night Auction #414, 414/Lot# 5237 $38,525.00
8/11/2010 NGC Details VF Details  Heritage Auctions 2010 August Boston, MA Signature & Platinum Night ANA Coin Auction #1143, 1143/Lot# 9510 $431.25
1/30/2011 PCGS   Goldberg January 30 - February 3, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 62/Lot# 1444 $322.00
10/17/2012 NGC AU 58   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 1715 $3,525.00
3/10/2013 PCGS Genuine Genuine   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/10/2013, 65/Lot# 104187 $370.70


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1839 O 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base55368082097413091834196921472579279730943406365038724771638284831095214619156871681217995
59572687110851484187920282291265128963198348737244171530870829306121741497516062172060
0000002028229126512896319834873724417153087082930612174149751606200
00000020872435272429953302356837984471584577821012913396153311643700
1839 O 50C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base663727874103413841931204822562704293032373560381140414967662687841131515069161611731018519
68477692711501566197021172405277930323344364338874349552073459627125661543316544177130
0000002117240527793032334436433887434955207345962712566154331654400
00000021862554285431343452372739644658607380641047113817157971692700
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 6382
Owner: Half-collector
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 3094
Owner: goldsaint
 
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