Coin Specifications

Category: Barber Half Dollars (1892-1915)
Mint: New Orleans
Mintage: 632,000
Catalog: KM-116
Obverse Designer: Charles E. Barber
Reverse Designer: Charles E. Barber
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $7.55 (7/24/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1897 O 50C MS obverse 1897 O 50C MS reverse


  
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1897 O 50C MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 150 260 535 875 1325 1325 1500 1650 1850 2200 2350 2500 3400 4300 6750 9400 15000 41500 65000 - -
$ 1450 1650 1800 2050 2400 2550 2750 3800 4700 7900 10500 18000 47000 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 234
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: F
High Grade: 68


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8/9/2014 MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(3), 1208/Lot# 4503


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2/23/2005 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2005 February Long Beach Signature Sale #366, 366/Lot# 7135 $5,980.00
2/5/2006 PCGS   Goldberg February 5-8, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 34/Lot# 145 $201.25
1/30/2011 NGC F 12   Teletrade Auction 3004, 3004/Lot# 1991 $322.00
7/7/2011 NGC Details F Details  Heritage Auctions 2011 July Orlando Summer FUN Signature US Coin Auction Session(4), 1157/Lot# 8423 $278.30
12/8/2011 PCGS VG 8   Heritage Auctions 2011 December 8-11 US Coins Signature Auction- New York Session(4), 1162/Lot# 8493 $162.15
7/27/2013 PCGS   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 30611 $840.13
2/3/2014 NGC Details F Details  Heritage Auctions 2014 February 3 - 5 US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(5), 1202/Lot# 7829 $499.38
2/9/2014 PCGS G 4   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 790, 799/Lot# 867 $102.00
7/6/2014 PCGS   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/06/2014, 188/Lot# 198845 $400.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1897 O 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base163320563900141617531825189520522150228823752433261428023697451553606248744933
2154016751072152817771848194720842196231723942493267631003969479656566648744930
0000001848194720842196231723942493267631003969479656566648744900
0000001871199921172242234624132553273933984242507859527048744900
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Grade: XF 40
Points: 1753
Owner: durdik
 
Grade: VF 20
Points: 1416
Owner: Scott mathison
 
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