Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dollars (1839-1891)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 580,000
Catalog: KM-68
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 13.3600g
ASW: 0.3866oz
Melt Value: $6.36 (5/5/2015)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1848 50C MS obverse 1848 50C MS reverse


  
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1848 50C MS
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Base $ 45.00 70.00 110 190 350 525 675 750 850 1325 1750 2300 3175 10000 - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 65
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 65


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5/31/2004 PCGS MS 61   Goldberg May 31 - June 2, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 25/Lot# 727 $1,092.50
9/18/2006 PCGS AU 53   Teletrade Auction 2261, 2261/Lot# 1404 $812.00
7/7/2011 PCGS AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2011 July Orlando Summer FUN Signature US Coin Auction Session(4), 1157/Lot# 8336 $977.50
8/15/2011 NGC MS 63   Stack's Bowers The August 2011 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 115/Lot# 7031 $1,380.00
6/4/2014 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2014 June 4 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(6), 1206/Lot# 8288 $1,175.00
8/31/2014 PCGS   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/31/2014, 189/Lot# 147891 $1,700.00
10/12/2014 PCGS   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 10/12/2014, 190/Lot# 147891 $1,700.00
11/2/2014 PCGS XF 40   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 828, 837/Lot# 10327 $325.00


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