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: $7.93 (7/31/2014)
Diameter: 30mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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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: 258
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Grade
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Sale / Lot
Price
2/20/2005 PCGS AU 55   Goldberg February 20-23, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 28/Lot# 1222 $2,185.00
2/20/2006 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 75, 80/Lot# 661 $1,667.50
12/2/2010 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2010 December Houston Signature US Coin Auction Session(1), 1147/Lot# 3670 $2,530.00
1/5/2011 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2011 January Tampa FUN Signature & Platinum Night US Coin Auction Session(1), 1151/Lot# 3786 $2,012.50
7/10/2011 NGC Details XF Details  GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/10/2011, 125/Lot# 11489 $495.00
8/14/2011 PCGS AU 53   Teletrade Auction 3118, 3118/Lot# 1724 $2,357.50
8/30/2013 NGC AU 58   Stack's Bowers The September 2013 Philadelphia Auction, 195/Lot# 3134 $4,993.75
12/5/2013 NGC VF 30   Heritage Auctions 2013 December 5 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Houston Session(4), 1192/Lot# 4708 $1,410.00


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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