Coin Specifications

Category: Barber Half Dollars (1892-1915)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 992,000
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: $7.40 (7/31/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1914 S 50C MS obverse 1914 S 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The production of 992,000 pieces places the 1914-S among elite company with 20 other issues that had mintages less than 1 million coins.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 11/12/2013

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1914 S 50C MS
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Base $ 22.00 35.00 60.00 120 275 275 410 460 530 650 775 925 1100 1325 2375 4500 12000 - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 170
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 66


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5/31/2001 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2001 June Long Beach Signature Sale #263, 263/Lot# 8429 $207.00
5/3/2010 NGC MS 64   Stack's Bowers The May 2010 Online Auction, 54/Lot# 293 $1,782.50
8/26/2012 NGC G 4   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131236/Lot# 28900 $17.00
10/8/2012 NGC XF 40   Teletrade Auction 3360, 3360/Lot# 1588 $110.00
5/6/2013 NGC G 4   Teletrade Auction 3429, 3429/Lot# 1687 $9.00
9/25/2013 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2013 September 25 - 29 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(2), 1189/Lot# 3939 $1,527.50
1/26/2014 NGC MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 788, 797/Lot# 696 $2,100.00
2/9/2014 PCGS   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/09/2014, 171/Lot# 169640 $27.05


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