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: $7.37 (7/24/2014)
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: 89
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 67


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12/26/2006 NGC MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 119, 124/Lot# 935 $2,530.00
2/11/2007 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg February 11-14, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 39/Lot# 1451 $2,645.00
8/15/2011 NGC MS 64   Stack's Bowers The August 2011 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 115/Lot# 7082 $2,070.00
9/18/2011 NGC MS 60   Teletrade Auction 3139, 3139/Lot# 1735 $450.00
9/6/2012 PCGS VF 35   Heritage Auctions 2012 September 6-9 US Coins Signature Auction- Long Beach Session(4), 1174/Lot# 8490 $470.00
7/11/2013 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2013 July 11 - 14 US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(5), 1187/Lot# 8077 $940.00
8/8/2013 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2013 August 8 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Rosemont Session(2), 1188/Lot# 3923 $1,827.13
9/25/2013 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2013 September 25 - 29 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(6), 1189/Lot# 6440 $5,581.25
7/6/2014 PCGS VF 30   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131428/Lot# 24097 $229.13


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