Coin Specifications

Category: Early Halves (1794-1839)
Mint: Philadelphia
Catalog: KM-37
Obverse Designer: John Reich
Reverse Designer: John Reich
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.8920
Weight: 13.4800g
ASW: 0.3866oz
Melt Value: $6.63 (5/24/2015)
Diameter: 32.5mm
Edge: FIFTY CENTS OR HALF A DOLLAR
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1829/1827 50C MS obverse 1829/1827 50C MS reverse


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Description & Analysis

The obverse die is an 1829 over 7 overdate, with the lower upright of the 7 prominently visible at the lower right side of the 9. Many years ago, some numismatists described the overdate as '1829 over 1.'

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 3/12/2015

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1829/1827 50C MS
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Base $ 85.00 105 135 160 285 650 850 950 1500 2100 2700 3750 6400 18500 36000 - - - -
$ 315 - 900 1050 1700 2250 3000 4150 7600 22500 41000 - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 217
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 66


Upcoming Auctions

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6/7/2015 MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2015 June 4 - 7 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(2), 1221/Lot# 3962


Auction Prices Realized

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9/14/2008 NGC AU 58   Goldberg September 14-16, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 48/Lot# 862 $1,495.00
6/10/2009 PCGS VF 20   Teletrade Auction 2704, 2704/Lot# 1404 $172.50
7/26/2012 NGC MS 64   Stack's Bowers The August 2012 Philadelphia ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 140/Lot# 9069 $4,600.00
11/18/2012 PCGS VF 25   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 726, 735/Lot# 77 $230.00
9/8/2013 NGC AU 53   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/08/2013, 91/Lot# 132568 $638.00
11/1/2013 NGC AU 50   Heritage Auctions 2013 November 1 - 3 US Coin Signature Auction - New York Session(5), 1191/Lot# 7782 $411.25
8/5/2014 PCGS MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(3), 1208/Lot# 4416 $1,645.00
10/2/2014 NGC Details AU Details  Heritage Auctions Weekly World and Ancient Coin Auction Session(1), 231441/Lot# 62310 $141.00
1/29/2015 PCGS MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 29 - February 1 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(2), 1217/Lot# 3844 $2,115.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1829/1827 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base10212315918322036656372599011381333145017072048261438005026624812301190722989347317
10913516719526943261781310391203137215361821223730094209543382661455822679357010
0000006178131039120313721536182122373009420954338266145582267900
00000067190210891268141116211934242534054617584110283168152628600
1829/1827 50C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1111111111111111111111
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 1333
Owner: HOWARDL
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 1333
Owner: oldhobo
 
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