Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dollars (1839-1891)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 3,200,000
Catalog: KM-A99
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $6.45 (9/21/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1875 S 50C MS obverse 1875 S 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

With a mintage of 3.2 million pieces, the 1875-S is an excellent type coin.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/29/2014

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1875 S 50C MS
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Base $ 32.00 48.00 55.00 70.00 135 135 215 245 265 340 425 525 650 880 1575 4400 8000 23750 - - -
$ 155 235 265 280 370 475 575 700 970 1675 4800 8800 - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 252
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Grade
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Price
11/13/1996 NGC AU 53   Teletrade Auction 0893, 893/Lot# 1482 $152.60
9/6/2004 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg September 6-7, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 26/Lot# 809 $2,415.00
6/26/2008 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2008 June West Palm Beach, FL (Summer FUN) Signature Coin Auction #1110, 1110/Lot# 1036 $4,600.00
12/22/2008 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 312, 318/Lot# 1055 $333.50
8/2/2012 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2012 August 2-5 US Coins Signature Auction- Philadelphia Session(5), 1173/Lot# 8422 $705.00
11/25/2012 PCGS XF 40   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 11/25/2012, 50/Lot# 82640 $138.60
3/21/2013 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2013 March 21 -22 & 24 US Coin Signature Auction - Dallas Session(4), 1183/Lot# 7742 $822.50
3/17/2013 NGC VF 35   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131313/Lot# 28242 $84.00
4/28/2014 PCGS MS 64   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3479, 6028/Lot# 20284 $1,439.38


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