Coin Specifications

Category: Barber Half Dollars (1892-1915)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 2,956,000
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: $5.26 (8/27/2015)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1898 50C MS obverse 1898 50C MS reverse


  
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1898 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 21.00 25.00 45.00 125 250 410 450 490 560 675 770 1125 1575 3800 9400 57500 - - -
$ 275 450 490 540 610 725 850 1225 1750 4100 23500 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 215
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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12/11/2008 NGC MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 308, 314/Lot# 8139 $1,265.00
9/6/2009 PCGS Genuine Genuine   Goldberg September 6-8, 2009 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 54/Lot# 2730 $437.00
9/2/2012 PCGS F 12   Teletrade Auction 3339, 3339/Lot# 1557 $39.00
3/21/2013 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2013 March 21 -22 & 24 US Coin Signature Auction - Dallas Session(4), 1183/Lot# 7761 $705.00
7/27/2013 PCGS MS 63   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 30612 $941.18
8/8/2013 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2013 August 8 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Rosemont Session(5), 1188/Lot# 5652 $9,400.00
12/1/2013 PCGS F 12   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/01/2013, 103/Lot# 151802 $40.00
7/6/2014 PCGS Genuine VF   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/06/2014, 188/Lot# 199166 $90.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1898 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base59851021834377257741005106611241219130313631472182121793365502610074651976229819
68911292685337418511025108511561247132313991588194025743919670910074688783540
0000008511025108511561247132313991588194025743919670910074688700
0000009281046110511871275134314361705206029704472839110074725400
1898 50C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base45728916322040955866575279485489390810731321170827703149447270771686627870
547711318228345859369476681486789896311551450206228963590534010340205340
0000005936947668148678989631155145020622896359053401034000
00000062972378083488090310181238157924163022403162081360300
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 1960
Owner: jacmitch
 
Grade: MS 64 PL
Points: 1708
Owner: physicsfan3.14
 
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