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: $5.33 (7/28/2015)
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
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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Total Graded: 182
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 66

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Auction Prices Realized

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Sale / Lot
6/11/2006 PCGS VG 8   Teletrade Auction 2217, 2217/Lot# 1462 $23.00
7/12/2007 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2007 Summer F.U.N. (July, West Palm Beach, FL) Signature Coin Auction #442, 442/Lot# 951 $1,846.90
12/1/2013 PCGS MS 66   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 780, 789/Lot# 116 $13,475.00
2/2/2014 PCGS Genuine XF   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/02/2014, 177/Lot# 169170 $126.50
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
8/1/2014 NGC VF 20   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3493, 6044/Lot# 20166 $103.40
7/9/2015 NGC MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2015 July 9 - 12 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Summer FUN Session(1), 1222/Lot# 3157 $5,875.00
7/9/2015 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2015 July 9 - 12 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Summer FUN Session(1), 1222/Lot# 3156 $8,812.50

NGC Registry

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