Coin Specifications

Category: Barber Half Dollars (1892-1915)
Mint: New Orleans
Mintage: 1,124,000
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: $5.98 (5/6/2015)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1901 O 50C MS obverse 1901 O 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1901-O Barber half dollar is one of the major rarities in the series.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/30/2014

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1901 O 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 24.00 38.00 100.00 250 530 730 830 950 1200 2100 2950 4700 8600 14750 24500 - - - -
$ 580 800 900 1050 1300 2300 3250 5100 9500 16750 - 73000 -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 77
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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10/3/2001 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2001 October Long Beach Signature Sale #271, 271/Lot# 7842 $638.25
12/11/2008 NGC MS 64   Prooflike David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 308, 314/Lot# 8149 $6,571.10
11/20/2011 NGC VF 20   Teletrade Auction 3175, 3175/Lot# 1760 $207.00
1/6/2013 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2013 January 6-7 Ancient & World Coin Signature Auction - New York Session(1), 3021/Lot# 20601 $1,762.50
3/21/2013 PCGS XF 40   Heritage Auctions 2013 March 21 -22 & 24 US Coin Signature Auction - Dallas Session(4), 1183/Lot# 7768 $1,057.50
1/8/2014 NGC MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2014 January 8 - 12 FUN US Coin Signature Auction - Orlando Session(2), 1201/Lot# 4617 $11,750.00
4/6/2014 PCGS F 15   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/06/2014, 175/Lot# 182164 $168.30
4/6/2014 PCGS F 12   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/06/2014, 175/Lot# 180515 $121.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1901 O 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base819815536672511791246142715371658191021612525298537124841604873749271116721335516640
8711722548687612011306146415771742199422822678322740885243649080061007112233144500
000000130614641577174219942282267832274088524364908006100711223300
000000136715001618182620772404283234704465564669328639108721279400
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