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: $6.16 (3/29/2015)
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
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 17.00 21.00 35.00 100.00 215 215 370 385 450 535 550 625 725 1025 1500 3150 7800 17000 - - -
$ 240 400 420 490 575 600 685 800 1125 2000 3525 8500 20000 -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 336
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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11/22/2007 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 197, 203/Lot# 5710 $2,530.00
11/14/2010 PCGS VF 20   Teletrade Auction 2959, 2959/Lot# 1636 $80.50
1/5/2011 PCGS XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2011 January Tampa FUN Signature & Platinum Night US Coin Auction Session(6), 1151/Lot# 11125 $202.40
5/29/2011 PCGS AU 58   Goldberg May 29 - June 1, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction of US, World Coins and Currency, 63/Lot# 299 $575.00
4/29/2012 PCGS VG 10   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/29/2012, 20/Lot# 49449 $30.00
7/14/2013 PCGS MS 63   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/14/2013, 83/Lot# 113164 $880.00
8/30/2013 NGC MS 61   Stack's Bowers The September 2013 Philadelphia Auction, 195/Lot# 4519 $499.38
3/9/2014 NGC VF 20   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/09/2014, 167/Lot# 175957 $93.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1906 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base59678514336665370594196610661186120613031421173021243423464364007731897911449
62731042174626707849499991106119312381342152418612557383052296844814798020
0000007849499991106119312381342152418612557383052296844814700
00000086295810331146119912711382162719932990423658147287856300
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 2124
Owner: Scott mathison
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 1186
Owner: JeffRM
 
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