Coin Specifications

Category: Barber Half Dollars (1892-1915)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 1,029,028
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 (10/6/2015)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1892 S 50C MS obverse 1892 S 50C MS reverse

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Last Updated: 9/17/2015

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1892 S 50C MS
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Total Graded: 302
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 40
High Grade: 67

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Auction Prices Realized

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Sale / Lot
2/14/2008 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2008 February Long Beach, CA Signature Coin Auction #460, 460/Lot# 644 $3,220.00
6/17/2010 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 489, 495/Lot# 5325 $4,140.00
9/4/2011 NGC AU 50   Goldberg September 4-6, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 65/Lot# 1313 $805.00
10/13/2011 PCGS XF 40   Heritage Auctions 2011 October 13-16 US Coins Signature Auction #1160- Pittsburgh Session(4), 1160/Lot# 8583 $747.50
8/22/2012 PCGS G 4   Teletrade Auction 3334, 3334/Lot# 1654 $210.00
9/2/2012 NGC Details AG Details  Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131237/Lot# 20189 $84.00
12/15/2013 NGC G 4   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131352/Lot# 26611 $270.25
5/5/2014 NGC VG 8   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3480, 6029/Lot# 20224 $258.50
9/7/2014 PCGS   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/07/2014, 191/Lot# 181326 $205.00

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1892 S 50C MS
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Grade: AU 55
Points: 1753
Owner: JeffRM
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