Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dollars (1839-1891)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 8,400
Catalog: KM-A99
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $7.57 (7/22/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1880 50C MS obverse 1880 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The Philadelphia Mint used one obverse and two reverse dies to deliver 8,400 business strike Half Dollars in 1880. Despite a limited original mintage, the 1880 is not a particularly rare coin in an absolute sense.

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Last Updated: 10/29/2013

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1880 50C MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 340 430 460 550 725 725 755 785 815 965 1000 1050 1110 1275 1875 4450 6900 16500 - - -
$ 785 840 850 885 1040 1100 1150 1220 1400 2075 4850 7500 18000 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 99
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 67


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7/26/2003 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2003 July Baltimore, MD. Signature Sale #328, 328/Lot# 7639 $5,750.00
5/30/2005 PCGS MS 63   Goldberg May 30 - June 16, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 31/Lot# 243 $1,035.00
12/2/2010 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2010 December Houston Signature US Coin Auction Session(4), 1147/Lot# 8007 $920.00
4/27/2011 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2011 April Rosemont CSNS Signature & Platinum Night US Coin Auction Session(1), 1154/Lot# 3692 $1,063.75
8/15/2011 NGC MS 64   Stack's Bowers The August 2011 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 115/Lot# 10362 $1,955.00
1/3/2012 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2012 January 4-8 US Coins & Platinum Night FUN Signature Auction- Orlando Session(2), 1166/Lot# 3597 $2,990.00
10/7/2012 PCGS AU 53   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 10/07/2012, 43/Lot# 77107 $810.48
11/11/2012 PCGS VG 8   Teletrade Auction 3379, 3379/Lot# 1746 $391.00
9/25/2013 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2013 September 25 - 29 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(2), 1189/Lot# 3868 $3,055.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1880 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base147752759767472581189197110211092113811521219127116292807328142905464738710171
1594935506226917538379179871044110711421174123613902021296536174681610583150
0000008379179871044110711421174123613902021296536174681610500
00000086494410041068112211471196125315092414312339535072674600
1880 50C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base147752759767472581189197110211092113811521219127116292807328142905464738710171
1594935506226917538379179871044110711421174123613902021296536174681610583150
0000008379179871044110711421174123613902021296536174681610500
00000086494410041068112211471196125315092414312339535072674600
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 3185
Owner: jacmitch
 
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