Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dollars (1839-1891)
Mint: New Orleans
Mintage: 1,290,000
Catalog: KM-A68
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.4400g
ASW: 0.3599oz
Melt Value: $5.99 (5/4/2015)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1860 O 50C MS obverse 1860 O 50C MS reverse


  
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There are no NGC varieties for this coin.

Description & Analysis

As an issue, the 1860-O (1.2 million pieces produced) is not particularly rare in Mint State. (Wiley and Bugert, 1993, assign the date a Low R.4 rating in all MS grades.) In Gem, however, the '60-O is conditionally rare.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 10/29/2013

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1860 O 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 33.00 50.00 60.00 95.00 190 265 335 400 500 650 1050 1375 2600 5750 14750 - - - -
$ 215 290 365 440 550 725 1150 1500 2900 6250 16000 - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 237
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
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Grade
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Sale / Lot
Price
7/22/1996 NGC XF 45   Teletrade Auction 0860, 860/Lot# 1439 $70.85
11/1/2009 NGC XF 40   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction #29112, 29112/Lot# 22126 $103.00
12/2/2010 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2010 December Houston Signature US Coin Auction Session(4), 1147/Lot# 7990 $402.50
8/11/2011 PCGS XF 40   Heritage Auctions 2011 August Chicago Signature US Coin & Platinum Night Auction Session(6), 1158/Lot# 10304 $149.50
6/9/2013 PCGS VF 25   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/09/2013, 78/Lot# 114963 $396.00
5/18/2014 PCGS XF 40   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 804, 813/Lot# 10160 $195.00
9/22/2014 PCGS MS 66   Goldberg September 22-25, 2013 September Pre Long Beach, 75/Lot# 1487 $11,500.00
10/10/2014 PCGS XF 45   Stack's Bowers November Baltimore 2014, 6039/Lot# 15222 $135.13


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1860 O 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base16389147163288409515627695789847908106613752169357353678726137532187835101
2171108152204328444552649726808867960116916392637417164861040116461262850
00000044455264972680886796011691639263741716486104011646100
000000479589672757827887101312721904310547697606120771916900
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Grade: MS 62
Points: 1066
Owner: ddr70
 
Grade: XF 45
Points: 409
Owner: ddr70
 
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