Coin Specifications

Category: Barber Half Dollars (1892-1915)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 992,000
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: $5.30 (8/29/2015)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1914 S 50C MS obverse 1914 S 50C MS reverse


  
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There are no NGC varieties for this coin.

Description & Analysis

The production of 992,000 pieces places the 1914-S among elite company with 20 other issues that had mintages less than 1 million coins.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 3/13/2015

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1914 S 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 22.00 35.00 60.00 120 275 410 460 530 650 925 1100 1325 2350 4650 12000 - - - -
$ 300 450 500 580 700 1025 1200 1450 2900 6000 27500 - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 184
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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4/12/2000 PCGS XF 45   Teletrade Auction 1295, 1295/Lot# 1563 $185.30
7/5/2006 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2006 July Dallas, TX Coin Signature Auction #407, 407/Lot# 2465 $2,530.00
3/18/2012 NGC Details VG Details  GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/18/2012, 13/Lot# 39975 $25.01
5/30/2012 PCGS MS 63   Stack's Bowers The June 2012 Baltimore Auction, 137/Lot# 2742 $998.75
4/8/2013 PCGS AU 53   Teletrade Auction 3425, 3425/Lot# 2025 $425.00
12/1/2013 PCGS MS 66   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 780, 789/Lot# 116 $13,475.00
6/4/2014 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2014 June 4 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(2), 1206/Lot# 4027 $587.50
8/15/2014 NGC VF 20   Stack's Bowers iAuciton 3495, 6049/Lot# 20093 $105.75


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1914 S 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base59891432374237748201005108111791333147716341799198926143657556353917106828010611
69107174299540789882103011141230138115291689186221972962429255635963749790570
000000882103011141230138115291689186221972962429255635963749700
000000943105611461282142915821744192624063309492855636534788900
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Grade: VF 20
Points: 201
Owner: DaveG
 
Grade: VG 10
Points: 81
Owner: Durham Collection
 
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