Coin Specifications

Category: Barber Half Dollars (1892-1915)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 2,638,000
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: $5.83 (12/20/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1906 50C MS obverse 1906 50C MS reverse


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Description & Analysis

Beginning in 1906, high-grade Barber half dollars are generally a little easier to locate, according to the belief of many collectors. However, nothing could be further from the truth. In the Price catalog, David Akers suggested this issue is quite rare in MS65 or better, but more plentiful than the 1901 to 1905 P-mint issues.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 11/12/2013

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1906 50C MS
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Base $ 17.00 21.00 35.00 100.00 215 215 370 385 450 535 550 625 725 1025 1500 3150 7800 17000 - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 330
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 65


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2/14/2001 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #21023, 21023/Lot# 3221 $875.00
11/22/2007 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 197, 203/Lot# 5710 $2,530.00
2/10/2008 NGC MS 62   Goldberg February 10-13, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 44/Lot# 2204 $546.00
7/14/2013 PCGS MS 63   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/14/2013, 83/Lot# 113164 $880.00
8/5/2013 PCGS AU 53   Teletrade Auction 3442, 3442/Lot# 1408 $293.75
8/30/2013 NGC MS 61   Stack's Bowers The September 2013 Philadelphia Auction, 195/Lot# 4519 $499.38
6/4/2014 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2014 June 4 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(2), 1206/Lot# 4003 $1,116.25
6/29/2014 PCGS F 12   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/29/2014, 187/Lot# 183563 $64.00


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