Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dollars (1839-1891)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 759,500
Catalog: KM-82
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.4400g
ASW: 0.3599oz
Melt Value: $5.25 (8/31/2015)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1855 ARROWS 50C MS obverse 1855 ARROWS 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The Arrows type half dollar is a short-lived series and it is highly collectible. Occasionally, high grade examples are available and they are always eagerly snapped up by knowledgeable collectors.

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Last Updated: 11/24/2014

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1855 ARROWS 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 38.00 50.00 70.00 88.00 195 360 410 460 525 850 1175 2050 3000 11000 48000 - - - -
$ 225 390 460 510 575 940 1280 2250 3225 12000 62500 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 198
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
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Sale / Lot
Price
2/20/2005 NGC MS 66   Goldberg February 20-23, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 28/Lot# 1243 $8,050.00
6/8/2006 NGC MS 64   Teletrade Auction 2216, 2216/Lot# 1105 $2,464.00
11/17/2008 NGC AU 53   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 301, 307/Lot# 1021 $816.50
6/1/2011 PCGS AU 50   Heritage Auctions 2011 June Long Beach Signature US Coin Auction Session(4), 1156/Lot# 8236 $690.00
7/7/2011 PCGS AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2011 July Orlando Summer FUN Signature US Coin Auction Session(4), 1157/Lot# 8350 $373.75
8/15/2011 NGC MS 64   Stack's Bowers The August 2011 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 115/Lot# 10322 $2,070.00
6/29/2014 NGC Details XF Details  GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/29/2014, 187/Lot# 145890 $110.00
10/27/2014 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2014 October 27 The Eugene H. Gardner Collection II US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(1), 1214/Lot# 98492 $28,200.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1855 ARROWS 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1231552202953306097839901073115211731477164918652617314955829776147511647211
134177245307423667852101810991159127415341721211627943960698011434153251647210
000000852101810991159127415341721211627943960698011434153251647200
000000921104511261166137615921793236629724771837813093158981647200
1855 ARROWS 50C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base13517123732035165385610511138120612391563173519032727328157831009667941696211
147193265330452721921108011611217134716201791217829124115722110096101831696210
000000921108011611217134716201791217829124115722110096101831696200
000000986110911831228145516781847245230964949865810096135731696200
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 5582
Owner: Malibu Collector
 
Grade: MS 61
Points: 1649
Owner: ddr70
 
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