Coin Specifications

Category: Barber Half Dollars (1892-1915)
Mint: New Orleans
Mintage: 390,000
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: $5.68 (10/5/2015)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1892 O 50C MS obverse 1892 O 50C MS reverse

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Total Graded: 410
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 68

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Auction Prices Realized

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9/23/1998 PCGS XF 45   Teletrade Auction 1089, 1089/Lot# 1448 $370.60
12/8/2010 NGC G 6   Bonhams Coins and Banknotes, 18404/Lot# 2210 $198.00
9/4/2011 PCGS XF 45   Goldberg September 4-6, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 65/Lot# 1312 $632.50
3/24/2013 PCGS MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 744, 753/Lot# 907 $1,200.00
12/22/2013 PCGS AG 3   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/22/2013, 106/Lot# 101085 $175.00
1/8/2014 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2014 January 8 - 12 FUN US Coin Signature Auction - Orlando Session(2), 1201/Lot# 4607 $1,997.50
4/6/2014 NGC VF 30   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131415/Lot# 28140 $481.75
6/23/2014 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2014 June 23 The Eugene H. Gardner Collection of US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(1), 1213/Lot# 30549 $36,013.75
8/17/2014 NGC G 4   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131434/Lot# 27731 $235.00
2/5/2015 NGC MS 65   Stack's Bowers 2015 Americana Auction, 6070/Lot# 1696 $2,585.00

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1892 O 50C MS
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Grade: AU 55
Points: 1644
Owner: Scott mathison
Grade: AU 53
Points: 1583
Owner: JeffRM
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