Coin Specifications

Category: Barber Half Dollars (1892-1915)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 1,948,000
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: $5.80 (10/7/2015)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1910 S 50C MS obverse 1910 S 50C MS reverse

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Description & Analysis

Nearly 2 million 1910-S half dollars were originally minted in San Francisco, and quite a few Mint State pieces have survived. The 1910-S is rarer than most of the later S-Mint Barber half dollars, although it is more plentiful than most of the earlier S-Mint issues.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/17/2015

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1910 S 50C MS
Base $ 22.00 27.00 55.00 125 240 420 475 575 690 1000 1375 2250 3250 6300 9000 20000 38000 - -
$ 260 - 525 625 750 - 1550 2450 3600 6700 12000 - -

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Total Graded: 129
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 68

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6/6/2005 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2005 June Long Beach Bullet Auction #377, 377/Lot# 1012 $488.75
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3/25/2012 PCGS AU 53   Teletrade Auction 3247, 3247/Lot# 1430 $380.00
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3/9/2014 PCGS F 15   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131411/Lot# 20687 $59.00
3/20/2014 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2014 March 20 The Collection of Donald E. Bently - Bently Foundation US Coins Signature Auction - San Francisco Session(1), 1205/Lot# 30062 $2,820.00
9/19/2014 NGC F 15   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3500, 6054/Lot# 22227 $32.90

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