Coin Specifications

Category: Early Halves (1794-1839)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 1,392,976
Catalog: KM-65
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 13.3600g
ASW: 0.3866oz
Melt Value: $6.22 (12/27/2014)
Diameter: 30mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1839 CAPPED 50C MS obverse 1839 CAPPED 50C MS reverse


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1839 CAPPED 50C MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 75.00 90.00 110 170 275 275 460 500 675 1100 1350 1500 1975 3350 6000 35000 50000 - - - -
$ 310 500 565 725 1200 1500 1650 2200 4000 7250 - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 463
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 66


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Grade
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4/2/1997 PCGS VF 20   Teletrade Auction 0933, 933/Lot# 1407 $65.40
2/20/2005 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg February 20-23, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 28/Lot# 1221 $1,667.50
1/15/2007 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 122, 127/Lot# 721 $747.50
9/25/2011 NGC Details XF Details  GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/25/2011, 137/Lot# 11488 $165.00
4/1/2012 NGC Details AU Details  Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131215/Lot# 26384 $322.00
4/24/2013 NGC Details AU Details  Heritage Auctions 2013 April 24 - 28 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(8), 1184/Lot# 8361 $258.50
2/3/2014 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2014 February 3 - 5 US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(5), 1202/Lot# 7802 $470.00
4/1/2014 PCGS   Stack's Bowers March 2014 Baltimore Auction, 6008/Lot# 7764 $293.75
5/4/2014 NGC Details AU Details  Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131419/Lot# 26189 $317.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1839 CAPPED 50C MS
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Base2012622953515327648741002107511731687197720792388299439457960848312451134011440315459
221273313411609800916102611071344178320112182259033115283813498051276713735147550
00000091610261107134417832011218225903311528381349805127671373500
000000959105011401515188020452285279236286621830811128130841406900
1839 CAPPED 50C MS Prooflike
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Grade: MS 63
Points: 4724
Owner: Half-collector
 
Grade: MS 63
Points: 2994
Owner: Half-collector
 
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