Coin Specifications

Category: Barber Half Dollars (1892-1915)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 727
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: $5.96 (5/4/2015)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1905 50C PF obverse 1905 50C PF reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Since the Philadelphia mint produced a relatively limited number of business strike Half Dollars in 1905, proofs are always in demand among collectors who require a representative of this early 20th century issue.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 3/16/2015

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1905 50C PF
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - 500 675 975 1250 1925 3500 5100 8650 24500 - -
$ - - - - 560 750 1075 1375 2150 3900 5500 9250 -
1905 50C PF Cameo
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - 1400 2300 4150 6100 13000 - - -
$ - - - - - - - 1525 2500 4600 8800 16000 -
1905 50C PF Ultra Cameo
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 212
Low Grade: 58
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
9/15/1997 PCGS PF 62   Teletrade Auction 0980, 980/Lot# 1372 $436.00
2/14/2007 PCGS PF 65   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2007 Long Beach, CA Signature Coin Auction #430, 430/Lot# 3578 $3,737.50
2/11/2007 NGC PF 65   Goldberg February 11-14, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 39/Lot# 1474 $2,185.00
5/30/2012 NGC PF 64   Stack's Bowers The June 2012 Baltimore Auction, 137/Lot# 2739 $1,380.00
2/22/2013 NGC PF 66   Stack's Bowers The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, 181/Lot# 1464 $3,231.25
11/17/2013 PCGS PF 66   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 778, 787/Lot# 117 $4,500.00
6/29/2014 PCGS PF 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/29/2014, 187/Lot# 188454 $3,700.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1905 50C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1591751942122342582823083365021138127113631683192824173281385248536951707726869
1641812002192422662913173917141182130214701765209127053471418655526993136740
000000291317391714118213021470176520912705347141865552699300
000000299327447926122713321576184622542993366245196252703500
1905 50C PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base216237262285314342372404439642884102110631182204826433506429056567168872733009
223245270295323352383416507723930103511031471224629313767474561607688168210
00000038341650772393010351103147122462931376747456160768800
00000039342757480397510491142175924453218402952016664820700
1905 50C PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2722953233543844184534925327641039119312401374199227774198482958367885955437676
2803043333643954304665056098561090120912851580225432514408516565198441189280
000000466505609856109012091285158022543251440851656519844100
000000479519687947114212241329178625153724461955007202899800
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Grade: PF 67 CA
Points: 5656
Owner: First Strike Society
 
Grade: PF 67
Points: 4853
Owner: SLUGGO
 
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