Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dollars (1839-1891)
Mint: New Orleans
Mintage: 1,290,000
Catalog: KM-A68
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.4400g
ASW: 0.3599oz
Melt Value: $6.99 (8/21/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1860 O 50C MS obverse 1860 O 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

As an issue, the 1860-O (1.2 million pieces produced) is not particularly rare in Mint State. (Wiley and Bugert, 1993, assign the date a Low R.4 rating in all MS grades.) In Gem, however, the '60-O is conditionally rare.

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Last Updated: 10/29/2013

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1860 O 50C MS
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Base $ 33.00 50.00 60.00 95.00 190 190 265 335 400 500 565 650 1050 1375 2600 5750 14750 - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 227
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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2/8/2009 PCGS AU 50   Teletrade Auction 2650, 2650/Lot# 1761 $299.00
11/1/2009 NGC XF 40   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction #29112, 29112/Lot# 22126 $103.00
5/29/2011 PCGS MS 63   Goldberg May 29 - June 1, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction of US, World Coins and Currency, 63/Lot# 824 $1,207.50
7/27/2013 NGC MS 66   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 4170 $9,400.00
12/22/2013 PCGS   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/22/2013, 106/Lot# 127511 $1,300.00
1/26/2014 PCGS AU 50   Goldberg January 26-28, 2014 January Pre-Long Beach Sale 17.5% BP, 78/Lot# 1258 $881.25
4/20/2014 NGC AG 3   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131417/Lot# 22892 $129.25
6/4/2014 PCGS Genuine AU   Heritage Auctions 2014 June 4 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(6), 1206/Lot# 8647 $470.00
6/8/2014 NGC   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 807, 816/Lot# 7128 $2,050.00


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