Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dollars (1839-1891)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 476,000
Catalog: KM-A68
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.4400g
ASW: 0.3599oz
Melt Value: $5.36 (7/31/2015)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1858 S 50C MS obverse 1858 S 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Randy Wiley and Bill Bugert, in their Complete guide to Liberty Seated Half Dollars, assign an R.6+ rarity rating to Mint State 1858-S half dollars (13-18 pieces estimated to exist).

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 10/29/2013

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1858 S 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 45.00 60.00 88.00 175 360 500 575 775 1150 1600 2300 4400 9750 20500 43000 - - - -
$ 400 550 650 850 1250 1750 2550 4900 10750 22500 47500 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 65
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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8/28/1996 NGC XF 45   Teletrade Auction 0871, 871/Lot# 1491 $119.90
1/12/2005 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2005 Ft. Lauderdale FL. (FUN) Signature Sale #360, 360/Lot# 7305 $2,990.00
1/29/2009 NGC AU 55   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 328, 334/Lot# 8836 $718.75
4/28/2009 NGC AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2009 April-May Cincinnati, OH (CSNS) US Coin Auction #1124, 1124/Lot# 8262 $402.50
7/7/2011 PCGS AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2011 July Orlando Summer FUN Signature US Coin Auction Session(4), 1157/Lot# 8364 $1,150.00
7/27/2013 NGC AU 58   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 30590 $881.25
9/25/2013 PCGS XF 40   Heritage Auctions 2013 September 25 - 29 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(7), 1189/Lot# 8269 $381.88
1/26/2014 PCGS Genuine VF   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 01/26/2014, 165/Lot# 135892 $82.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1858 S 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base11832373305639259901138123914771843204821972643360151046886908414465229503673243547
6220126840868494710391172131815991911209823462962410256987619108781729327544390040
0000001039117213181599191120982346296241025698761910878172932754400
0000001089120513981721198021472494328246036292835112671201223213800
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Grade: MS 61
Points: 2197
Owner: SkyMan
 
Grade: AU 55
Points: 1477
Owner: G & R coins
 
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