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: $7.06 (8/27/2014)
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: 251
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 67


Upcoming Auctions

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9/2/2014 MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131435/Lot# 21599


Auction Prices Realized

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11/7/1998 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions 1998 Santa Clara Bullet Sale #193, 193/Lot# 279 $1,980.00
9/6/2004 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg September 6-7, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 26/Lot# 809 $2,415.00
4/26/2005 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #25051, 25051/Lot# 13347 $231.15
6/27/2005 NGC MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction 43: The Cook Family Collection, 47/Lot# 949 $346.15
10/12/2009 PCGS MS 63   Teletrade Auction 2757, 2757/Lot# 1298 $1,035.00
8/11/2011 PCGS XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2011 August Chicago Signature US Coin & Platinum Night Auction Session(6), 1158/Lot# 10346 $161.00
7/27/2013 NGC MS 64   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 2195 $1,292.50
3/30/2014 PCGS VF 30   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/30/2014, 184/Lot# 182610 $123.20


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