Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dollars (1839-1891)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 503,200
Catalog: KM-A68
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.4400g
ASW: 0.3599oz
Melt Value: $6.19 (9/30/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1863 50C MS obverse 1863 50C MS reverse


  
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1863 50C MS
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 90
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 67


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Price
2/20/2005 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg February 20-23, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 28/Lot# 1255 $3,220.00
9/20/2009 PCGS AU 50   Teletrade Auction 2747, 2747/Lot# 1597 $391.00
9/7/2011 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2011 September Long Beach Signature US Coin Auction Session(3), 1159/Lot# 4021 $1,150.00
1/9/2013 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2013 January 9-13 US Coin FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(2), 1181/Lot# 4333 $4,112.50
7/21/2013 NGC MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 761, 770/Lot# 159 $850.00
11/1/2013 PCGS VF 35   Heritage Auctions 2013 November 1 - 3 US Coin Signature Auction - New York Session(5), 1191/Lot# 7817 $282.00
1/8/2014 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2014 January 8 - 12 FUN US Coin Signature Auction - Orlando Session(2), 1201/Lot# 4505 $8,812.50
6/30/2014 NGC XF 45   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3488, 6037/Lot# 20311 $223.25


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