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: $6.17 (5/25/2015)
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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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 170
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
5/30/2005 PCGS MS 63   Goldberg May 30 - June 16, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 31/Lot# 237 $1,380.00
12/31/2007 PCGS MS 62   Teletrade Auction 2470, 2470/Lot# 1254 $896.00
12/9/2010 NGC AU 55   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 539, 546/Lot# 7475 $230.00
3/25/2012 NGC VF 30   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131214/Lot# 25581 $94.00
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
1/7/2015 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(3), 1216/Lot# 4932 $1,410.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1859 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base181123163255336437527633699791847925117315312215360153676466118271839628920
2795136193282369467562655729809873100712921759267741895733825314016219040
00000046756265572980987310071292175926774189573382531401600
000000497597677760828899109014111987313947786099100401620600
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 5367
Owner: Malibu Collector
 
Grade: MS 61
Points: 2079
Owner: JustMyType
 
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