Coin Specifications

Category: Barber Half Dollars (1892-1915)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 1,686,411
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: $7.45 (7/30/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1899 S 50C MS obverse 1899 S 50C MS reverse


  
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1899 S 50C MS
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 117
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 67


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3/25/2012 NGC VF 20   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131214/Lot# 25591 $149.50
5/30/2012 NGC XF 40   Heritage Auctions 2012 May 30- June 3 US Coins Signature Auction- Long Beach Session(4), 1171/Lot# 8993 $253.00
1/1/2013 NGC MS 63   Stack's Bowers The January 2013 Americana Sale, 180/Lot# 12431 $1,645.00
3/3/2013 PCGS G 4   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 741, 750/Lot# 138 $30.00
4/1/2013 NGC AU 50   Teletrade Auction 3424, 3424/Lot# 2034 $270.25
6/2/2013 PCGS VF 30   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/02/2013, 77/Lot# 118430 $127.72


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