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: $5.88 (3/5/2015)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1892 O 50C MS obverse 1892 O 50C MS reverse

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Last Updated: 9/11/2014

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Total Graded: 389
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 68

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Auction Prices Realized

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12/8/2010 NGC G 6   Bonhams Coins and Banknotes, 18404/Lot# 2210 $198.00
6/7/2011 NGC G 4   Teletrade Auction 3080, 3080/Lot# 1047 $227.00
9/2/2012 PCGS XF 45   Goldberg September 2-5, 2012 The September 2-5, 2012, 70/Lot# 1385 $517.50
10/18/2012 PCGS Genuine AU   Heritage Auctions 2012 October 18-21 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(5), 1175/Lot# 9022 $499.38
1/6/2013 NGC Details G Details  Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131303/Lot# 28299 $129.25
8/3/2014 NGC MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 815, 824/Lot# 642 $1,250.00
10/12/2014 PCGS MS 64   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 10/12/2014, 190/Lot# 214007 $2,105.00
10/10/2014 PCGS G 4   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3503, 6057/Lot# 20220 $211.50

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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