Coin Specifications

Category: Barber Half Dollars (1892-1915)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 1,245
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: $5.39 (8/1/2015)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1892 50C PF obverse 1892 50C PF reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1892 is perhaps the most popular Barber Half Dollar among proof type collectors. After all, it is a first-year issue with survivors relatively plentiful at the finer levels of preservation.

Description and Analysis courtesy of Heritage Auctions and may not be republished without written permission.


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 3/13/2015

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1892 50C PF
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - 500 675 975 1250 1950 3550 5150 8500 16250 - -
$ - - - - 560 750 1075 1375 2150 3900 5600 9650 -
1892 50C PF Cameo
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 750 1100 1400 2200 4100 6100 11000 - - -
$ - - - - - 800 1200 1525 2500 4600 6850 - -
1892 50C PF Ultra Cameo
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - 1900 2950 5400 7750 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - 2250 3250 - 12000 - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 363
Low Grade: 50
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 68


Upcoming Auctions

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Date
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
8/16/2015 PF 67  Cameo Heritage Auctions 2015 August 12 - 16 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(3), 1223/Lot# 5122
8/16/2015 PF 67  Cameo Heritage Auctions 2015 August 12 - 16 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(3), 1223/Lot# 5123
8/16/2015 PF 64   Heritage Auctions 2015 August 12 - 16 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(3), 1223/Lot# 5121


Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
12/9/1994 NGC PF 66   Heritage Auctions 1994 December St. Louis Bullet Sale #126, 126/Lot# 358 $3,410.00
1/31/2010 NGC PF 68   Goldberg January 31 - February 3, 2010 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 57/Lot# 1095 $15,525.00
3/25/2013 NGC PF 65   Cameo Teletrade Auction 3423, 3423/Lot# 1665 $2,900.00
8/31/2014 NGC PF 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/31/2014, 189/Lot# 154383 $3,600.00
9/21/2014 PCGS PF 65   Cameo David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 822, 831/Lot# 148 $2,850.00
3/31/2015 PCGS PF AU 58   Stack's Bowers March 2015 Baltimore, 6065/Lot# 33173 $376.00
6/4/2015 PCGS PF 66   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2015 June 4 - 7 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(2), 1221/Lot# 4006 $3,995.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1892 50C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1591751942122342582823083365021138127113631683192824333303390248886286707726869
1641812002192422662913173917141182130214701765209627233503423153546550136740
000000291317391714118213021470176520962723350342315354655000
000000299327447926122713321576184622653013370245595820681300
1892 50C PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base186209227251275301327357389575798135114501799204825853486421756566185758629079
194215235259284310337368451649982138415661882222728853730469758326652147500
00000033736845164998213841566188222272885373046975832665200
000000347378513724116714171683196524063186397351766009711900
1892 50C PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base244268295320348381415450487705964111011551281240129603902456550716925844532836
2522773033293593924274625607911013112511971654258732744123473456897432165750
000000427462560791101311251197165425873274412347345689743200
000000438475632878106111401239202827743588434449026307793800
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Grade: PF 67 UC
Points: 5071
Owner: First Strike Society
 
Grade: PF 67
Points: 4141
Owner: Zakmar
 
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