Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dollars (1839-1891)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 747,200
Catalog: KM-A68
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.4400g
ASW: 0.3599oz
Melt Value: $5.28 (8/31/2015)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1859 50C MS obverse 1859 50C MS reverse


  
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Price Guide

Last Updated: 10/29/2013

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1859 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 33.00 50.00 58.00 82.00 170 285 335 410 525 670 925 1275 2200 5500 14750 30000 - - -
$ 190 315 365 450 575 740 1050 1440 2450 6500 16000 33000 -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 176
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 67


Upcoming Auctions

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9/20/2015 MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2015 September 17 - 20 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(3), 1224/Lot# 4355


Auction Prices Realized

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2/24/2003 NGC MS 66   Goldberg February 24-25, 2003 Coin Auction, 17/Lot# 554 $7,130.00
1/15/2008 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2008 January Orlando, FL (FUN) US Coin Final Session #455, 455/Lot# 8829 $805.00
8/19/2012 PCGS AU 53   Teletrade Auction 3331, 3331/Lot# 1629 $260.00
4/20/2014 PCGS VF 35   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/20/2014, 186/Lot# 188296 $116.60
5/5/2014 NGC AU 58   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3480, 6029/Lot# 20215 $581.63
6/1/2014 PCGS VF 35   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/01/2014, 198/Lot# 172935 $159.50
10/19/2014 PCGS MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 826, 835/Lot# 321 $1,600.00
1/29/2015 PCGS MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 29 - February 1 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1217/Lot# 7448 $1,292.50
2/1/2015 PCGS XF 45   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131506/Lot# 24149 $176.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1859 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1231352012303115515977938821005117312191357163419492585398460487960118271839622532
127157211257391566662823923106111881265144917392161305146726685924914017197750
00000066282392310611188126514491739216130514672668592491401700
000000728852964111712041311154218442373351853607323105381620600
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 6048
Owner: Malibu Collector
 
Grade: MS 61
Points: 2079
Owner: JustMyType
 
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