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: $5.87 (3/5/2015)
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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Last Updated: 7/30/2014

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1910 S 50C MS
Base $ 22.00 27.00 55.00 125 240 240 420 475 575 690 820 1000 1375 2250 3250 6300 9000 20000 38000 - -
$ 260 460 525 625 750 890 1100 1550 2450 3600 6700 12000 - -

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Total Graded: 119
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 68

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