Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dollars (1839-1891)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 886
Catalog: KM-A99
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $7.52 (7/26/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1886 50C PF obverse 1886 50C PF reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1886 is one of several low mintage P-mint issues at the end of the Seated Half Dollar series. In this particular year, only 5,000 business strikes and 886 proofs were produced.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 10/29/2013

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1886 50C PF
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 585 680 885 1425 2075 3850 5400 13500 28500 - -
$ - - - - - 615 725 975 1525 2275 4100 6500 15500 -
1886 50C PF Cameo
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - 1150 1550 2350 4300 7250 15500 - - -
$ - - - - - - - 1250 1650 2600 4650 8800 17000 -
1886 50C PF Ultra Cameo
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 13000 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - 15500 - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 234
Low Grade: 60
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 68


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8/9/2014 PF 68   Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(4), 1208/Lot# 5587


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6/29/1998 NGC PF 65   Teletrade Auction 1062, 1062/Lot# 1495 $2,621.50
9/21/2005 PCGS PF 64   Heritage Auctions 2005 September Long Beach Signature Auction #384, 384/Lot# 3314 $2,070.00
2/10/2008 PCGS PF 63   Goldberg February 10-13, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 44/Lot# 2195 $1,207.50
1/8/2009 NGC PF 64   Cameo David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 319, 325/Lot# 5780 $2,645.00
7/7/2011 NGC PF 66   Heritage Auctions 2011 July Orlando Summer FUN Signature US Coin Auction Session(1), 1157/Lot# 3694 $3,593.75
10/2/2011 NGC PF 66   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131141/Lot# 24232 $4,025.00
1/15/2012 PCGS PF 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131204/Lot# 24220 $1,495.00
7/27/2013 PCGS   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 2211 $2,908.13
2/16/2014 PCGS PF 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/16/2014, 174/Lot# 171531 $3,690.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1886 50C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base111111113815637839089251066122616632781381749355623889012777
11111111274416368249139721119137120353126418951646712101850
0000001127441636824913972111913712035312641895164671200
00000012545027098669191019117215172408347145625393780100
1886 50C PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base111111114096028359669831131129917542913398451375923926713292
111111113747367987897110321187145021403270436853997037106080
00000011374736798789711032118714502140327043685399703700
00000012735377579229771081124316022526362747525661815200
1886 50C PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base111111114536619081048106612231400188130984217541766371003514408
1111111151522743954105411181282156022863471461758237769114920
000000115152274395410541118128215602286347146175823776900
0000001302591825100110601170134117202692384450176230890200
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Grade: PF 67 UC
Points: 5417
Owner: First Strike Society
 
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