Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dollars (1839-1891)
Mint: New Orleans
Mintage: 855,100
Catalog: KM-68
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 13.3600g
ASW: 0.3866oz
Melt Value: $5.65 (9/4/2015)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1840 O 50C MS obverse 1840 O 50C MS reverse


  
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Last Updated: 11/21/2014

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1840 O 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 45.00 58.00 70.00 145 325 440 525 600 700 1250 2100 4800 13750 - - - - - -
$ 340 485 585 650 770 1350 2300 6250 - - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 130
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 66


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7/9/2009 NGC AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2009 July West Palm Beach, FL (Summer FUN) Signature US Coin Auction #1127, 1127/Lot# 7888 $345.00
6/14/2011 NGC XF 40   Stack's Bowers The June 2011 Baltimore Auction, 92/Lot# 2725 $316.25
8/27/2012 PCGS VF 35   Teletrade Auction 3336, 3336/Lot# 2154 $138.00
7/6/2014 PCGS Genuine AU   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/06/2014, 188/Lot# 186865 $315.00
11/2/2014 PCGS VF 25   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 828, 837/Lot# 10305 $175.00
10/10/2014 PCGS VF 35   Stack's Bowers November Baltimore 2014, 6039/Lot# 15188 $123.38
6/4/2015 PCGS MS 60   Heritage Auctions 2015 June 4 - 7 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(5), 1221/Lot# 7678 $1,410.00
5/31/2015 PCGS Genuine AU   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131523/Lot# 24453 $258.50
7/9/2015 PCGS XF 40   Heritage Auctions 2015 July 9 - 12 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Summer FUN Session(4), 1222/Lot# 7401 $211.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1840 O 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base11832302724898658911051117312711393161919282525374758794141561010506165532632631683
62199244344614874944109212061312146817222127293244585879463172421252219811281120
00000094410921206131214681722212729324458587946317242125221981100
00000099811321238135215441825232633405168587951208874145372306800
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 1393
Owner: Texas Coin Hunter
 
Grade: XF 45
Points: 891
Owner: Carl Beeson
 
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