Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dollars (1839-1891)
Mint: New Orleans
Catalog: KM-68
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 13.3600g
ASW: 0.3866oz
Melt Value: $5.76 (8/2/2015)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1846 O TALL DATE 50C MS obverse 1846 O TALL DATE 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The Tall Date is characterized by a separation between the serif on the bottom of the 4 and the crossbar, unlike any of the Medium Date varieties. Considered a Low R.5 in XF-AU condition by Wiley and Bugert.

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Last Updated: 11/24/2014

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1846 O TALL DATE 50C MS
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Base $ 200 390 525 800 1650 2600 3100 4400 5500 11500 21000 - - - - - - - -
$ 1800 2800 3500 4800 6000 12500 23000 - - - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 29
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 45
High Grade: 63


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4/25/2002 PCGS XF 40   Heritage Auctions 2002 April Columbus, OH (CSNS) Signature Sale #288, 288/Lot# 6606 $776.25
8/7/2006 NGC XF 45   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 99, 104/Lot# 689 $1,289.15
6/5/2013 PCGS AU 50   Heritage Auctions 2013 June 5 - 9 US Coin Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(1), 1186/Lot# 3478 $3,525.00
9/25/2013 PCGS VG 10   Heritage Auctions 2013 September 25 - 29 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(7), 1189/Lot# 8230 $411.25
1/19/2014 NGC Details VF Details  Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131404/Lot# 26150 $329.00
11/14/2014 PCGS XF 45   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3508, 6062/Lot# 20154 $1,645.00
1/18/2015 NGC VG 10   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131504/Lot# 28153 $359.55


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