Coin Specifications

Category: Early Halves (1794-1839)
Mint: New Orleans
Mintage: 178,976
Catalog: KM-65
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 13.3600g
ASW: 0.3866oz
Melt Value: $6.06 (7/2/2015)
Diameter: 30mm
Edge: Reeded
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1839 O 50C MS obverse 1839 O 50C MS reverse


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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 268
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Grade
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2/21/2002 PCGS XF 40   Heritage Auctions 2002 February Long Beach Signature Sale #284, 284/Lot# 5788 $603.75
2/20/2006 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 75, 80/Lot# 661 $1,667.50
2/10/2008 NGC MS 61   Goldberg February 10-13, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 44/Lot# 2178 $3,335.00
5/2/2010 NGC AU 50   Teletrade Auction 2846, 2846/Lot# 2116 $718.75
1/5/2011 PCGS VF 35   Heritage Auctions 2011 January Tampa FUN Signature & Platinum Night US Coin Auction Session(6), 1151/Lot# 10995 $1,035.00
3/10/2013 PCGS Genuine Genuine   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/10/2013, 65/Lot# 104187 $370.70
1/8/2014 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2014 January 8 - 12 FUN US Coin Signature Auction - Orlando Session(2), 1201/Lot# 4477 $3,818.75
6/27/2014 PCGS AU 58   Stack's Bowers June 2014 Baltimore, 6021/Lot# 1432 $5,146.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1839 O 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base55368082097413091834196921472579279730943406365038724771638284831095214619156871681217995
59572687110851484187920282291265128963198348737244171530870829306121741497516062172060
0000002028229126512896319834873724417153087082930612174149751606200
00000020872435272429953302356837984471584577821012913396153311643700
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 6382
Owner: Half-collector
 
Grade: XF 45
Points: 2933
Owner: Half-collector
 
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