Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dollars (1839-1891)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 1,352,000
Catalog: KM-A68
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.4400g
ASW: 0.3599oz
Melt Value: $7.02 (8/20/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
Link to this coin

1862 S 50C MS obverse 1862 S 50C MS reverse


  
Expand All    Collapse All

VarietyPlus®

There are no varieties for this coin.

Description & Analysis

'For all their interesting merits, 1862-S half dollars are vastly under-appreciated.' Those words are from Bill Bugert in A Register of Liberty Seated Half Dollar Varieties, Volume I.

Description and Analysis courtesy of Heritage Auctions and may not be republished without written permission.


GRADE SUMMARY

Loading... Working...

Use the scroll bar at the bottom of this box to view a summary of the NGC Price Guide, NGC Census, Auction Prices Realized and NGC Registry Scores for each grade.

There was no data found for this Coin.

Select Designation

 
NGC PRICE GUIDE
NGC CENSUS*
AUCTION PRICES REALIZED
NGC REGISTRY
SCORE

Select Grade

*To view the Census details for this coin, please sign in or sign up.

Price Guide

Last Updated: 10/29/2013

Click on a price to see historical prices, comparison charts and trends.

1862 S 50C MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 43.00 58.00 65.00 105 285 285 365 410 515 640 750 950 1825 2700 6250 12500 26000 - - - -
$ 310 400 450 565 700 850 1050 2000 3000 6750 13750 28500 - -
NGC Price and Value Guides Disclaimer

Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 102
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 65


Upcoming Auctions


Auction Prices Realized

A random selection of coins is shown below.

Images
Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
2/20/2005 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg February 20-23, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 28/Lot# 1253 $1,035.00
8/17/2009 PCGS XF 45   Teletrade Auction 2733, 2733/Lot# 1629 $184.00
7/8/2012 NGC VF 20   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131229/Lot# 24191 $104.00
10/18/2012 PCGS VF 30   Heritage Auctions 2012 October 18-21 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(5), 1175/Lot# 8978 $235.00
6/9/2013 PCGS VF 30   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/09/2013, 78/Lot# 110699 $137.50
7/27/2013 PCGS MS 64   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 4180 $5,170.00
8/18/2013 PCGS XF 40   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 765, 774/Lot# 157 $300.00


NGC Registry

Related Articles

USA Coin Album: America's Coinage Abroad, Part Two

5/6/2010  — There's been little research done on the circulation of USA coins in other countries, so David W. Lange casts some light on this still-intriguing topic. Read on for part two.
View full article >


NGC Auction Central Disclaimer