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: $7.47 (7/28/2014)
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: 10/29/2013

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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 25000 - - -
$ 155 235 265 280 370 475 575 700 970 1675 4800 8800 27000 -
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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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7/17/1996 NGC MS 64   Teletrade Auction 0859, 859/Lot# 1457 $708.50
9/8/1999 NGC MS 62   Teletrade Auction 1208, 1208/Lot# 1362 $327.00
9/6/2004 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg September 6-7, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 26/Lot# 809 $2,415.00
3/24/2005 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2005 March Palm Beach, FL Signature Sale #368, 368/Lot# 5756 $575.00
6/2/2005 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2005 June Long Beach Signature Auction #376, 376/Lot# 6279 $1,380.00
5/4/2008 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Coin Auction #68052, 68052/Lot# 62491 $632.50
12/22/2008 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 312, 318/Lot# 1055 $333.50
8/15/2011 NGC MS 63   Stack's Bowers The August 2011 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 115/Lot# 7123 $1,265.00
7/7/2013 PCGS Genuine XF   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/07/2013, 82/Lot# 122024 $68.75


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