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: $6.32 (10/20/2014)
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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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: 11/12/2013

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1914 S 50C MS
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Base $ 22.00 35.00 60.00 120 275 275 410 460 530 650 775 925 1100 1325 2375 4500 12000 - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 174
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 66


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6/21/1999 NGC AU 50   Teletrade Auction 1177, 1177/Lot# 1476 $228.90
4/10/2008 NGC MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 237, 243/Lot# 5937 $1,265.00
2/3/2011 PCGS VF 25   Heritage Auctions 2011 February Long Beach Signature US Coin Auction Session(5), 1152/Lot# 8287 $138.00
10/2/2011 NGC VG 8   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131141/Lot# 25381 $17.00
2/9/2014 PCGS Genuine F   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/09/2014, 171/Lot# 169640 $27.05
8/1/2014 NGC VF 20   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3493, 6044/Lot# 20166 $103.40
8/15/2014 NGC VF 20   Stack's Bowers iAuciton 3495, 6049/Lot# 20093 $105.75


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