Coin Specifications

Category: Barber Half Dollars (1892-1915)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 138,000
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: $6.06 (3/30/2015)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1915 50C MS obverse 1915 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

With just 138,000 coins minted the 1915 Barber half has the second-lowest production of any issue. In high grades, above MS65, the 1915 Barber half dollar is extremely rare.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 11/12/2013

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1915 50C MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 110 145 290 415 675 675 900 1050 1300 1475 1625 1775 1875 2400 4375 7050 21000 - - - -
$ 750 1000 1150 1450 1625 1775 1925 2050 2650 4700 8500 41700 - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 483
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: F
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
4/15/2012 NGC VG 8   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131217/Lot# 20333 $109.25
5/30/2012 PCGS MS 65   Stack's Bowers The June 2012 Baltimore Auction, 137/Lot# 2743 $5,462.50
6/10/2012 PCGS G 6   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/10/2012, 26/Lot# 55180 $80.30
7/17/2012 PCGS Genuine Genuine   Teletrade Auction 3313, 3313/Lot# 1093 $41.00
9/2/2012 PCGS VG 10   Goldberg September 2-5, 2012 The September 2-5, 2012, 70/Lot# 933 $126.50
9/23/2012 PCGS G 4   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/23/2012, 41/Lot# 73974 $75.90
9/22/2013 PCGS VG 8   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 770, 779/Lot# 897 $110.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1915 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3844185178021021136315051609175319692106221523192385269935924445695173187733805810343
395451612875113514101540165718252015214222502341249029973876528070737456784188200
0000001540165718252015214222502341249029973876528070737456784100
0000001574170518972060217922842363259432944161611671967595795000
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Grade: VF 35
Points: 1021
Owner: Scott mathison
 
Grade: G 6
Points: 418
Owner: ddr70
 
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