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: $5.27 (8/30/2015)
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: 239
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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2/4/2013 NGC AU 55   Teletrade Auction 3416, 3416/Lot# 2048 $376.00
2/22/2013 NGC MS 66   Stack's Bowers The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, 181/Lot# 2067 $13,512.50
3/31/2013 NGC   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/31/2013, 68/Lot# 105980 $349.68
9/25/2013 PCGS XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2013 September 25 - 29 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(7), 1189/Lot# 8278 $211.50
1/26/2014 PCGS AU 50   Goldberg January 26-28, 2014 January Pre-Long Beach Sale 17.5% BP, 78/Lot# 1258 $881.25
9/21/2014 NGC AU 53   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131439/Lot# 29210 $235.00
11/2/2014 PCGS XF 45   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 828, 837/Lot# 10355 $170.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1860 O 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1135201237351597653754882990113812261333175320292807406460488726137532187826565
461572132754336166877979181039116712621473184522883226472569411040216461234400
000000687797918103911671262147318452288322647256941104021646100
000000720839954108911971297161319372548364553877833120771917000
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Grade: MS 62
Points: 1753
Owner: ddr70
 
Grade: XF 45
Points: 653
Owner: ddr70
 
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