Coin Specifications

Category: Barber Half Dollars (1892-1915)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 1,644,828
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: $6.20 (5/26/2015)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1908 S 50C MS obverse 1908 S 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1908-S ranks among the most underrated issues in the entire series. The cataloger has a formula that ranks this piece seventh on the list of underrated Barber half dollar issues in all Mint State grades.

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Last Updated: 11/12/2013

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1908 S 50C MS
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Base $ 29.00 38.00 88.00 175 415 525 600 760 925 1275 1650 2550 4450 6100 8900 18500 - - -
$ 450 575 650 825 1025 1375 1800 2750 4850 6750 10950 20000 -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 90
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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9/10/2006 NGC MS 66   Goldberg September 10-13, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 37/Lot# 2600 $6,613.00
6/26/2008 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2008 June West Palm Beach, FL (Summer FUN) Signature Coin Auction #1110, 1110/Lot# 1065 $3,450.00
7/26/2009 PCGS F 12   Teletrade Auction 2723, 2723/Lot# 1663 $86.25
8/11/2011 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2011 August Chicago Signature US Coin & Platinum Night Auction Session(2), 1158/Lot# 4113 $1,840.00
9/2/2012 PCGS F 12   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131237/Lot# 20204 $69.00
8/30/2013 PCGS MS 65   Stack's Bowers The September 2013 Philadelphia Auction, 195/Lot# 3147 $4,876.25
4/27/2014 PCGS MS 98   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 801, 810/Lot# 2350 $20.00
5/4/2014 NGC Details XF Details  Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131419/Lot# 26203 $123.38
6/1/2014 PCGS F 12   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/01/2014, 198/Lot# 187586 $107.80


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