Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dollars (1839-1891)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 580,000
Catalog: KM-68
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 13.3600g
ASW: 0.3866oz
Melt Value: $6.68 (9/30/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1848 50C MS obverse 1848 50C MS reverse


  
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1848 50C MS
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 63
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 65


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5/31/2004 PCGS MS 61   Goldberg May 31 - June 2, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 25/Lot# 727 $1,092.50
2/23/2005 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2005 February Long Beach Signature Sale #366, 366/Lot# 7042 $2,185.00
4/2/2007 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Spring Collectors Choice Sale', 137/Lot# 322 $5,290.00
11/16/2008 PCGS VF 35   Teletrade Auction 2612, 2612/Lot# 1659 $276.00
11/3/2010 NGC MS 64   Stack's Bowers The November 2010 Baltimore Auction, 44/Lot# 2002 $977.50
6/4/2014 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2014 June 4 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(6), 1206/Lot# 8288 $1,175.00
8/31/2014 PCGS   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/31/2014, 189/Lot# 147891 $1,700.00


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