Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dollars (1839-1891)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 658,000
Catalog: KM-A68
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.4400g
ASW: 0.3599oz
Melt Value: $5.28 (8/4/2015)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1864 S 50C MS obverse 1864 S 50C MS reverse


  
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There are no NGC varieties for this coin.

Description & Analysis

As an issue, the '64-S rates High R.6 in Mint State. It is perhaps unfortunate that the relatively high mintage (658,000 pieces) of this issue has led many collectors to label it as common. It most certainly is not, particularly at the Gem BU level of preservation.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 11/24/2014

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1864 S 50C MS
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Base $ 45.00 70.00 140 235 385 625 725 850 1050 1425 2500 4000 6750 16000 25500 85000 - - -
$ 435 700 800 950 1150 1600 3000 4500 7500 - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 65
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 67


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8/22/2015 VF 30   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131532/Lot# 23222


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2/11/2007 NGC MS 63   Goldberg February 11-14, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 39/Lot# 1452 $2,645.00
3/4/2012 PCGS Genuine Genuine   Teletrade Auction 3235, 3235/Lot# 1667 $74.75
7/11/2013 NGC Details AU Details  Heritage Auctions 2013 July 11 - 14 US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(5), 1187/Lot# 8078 $188.00
12/15/2013 PCGS VF 30   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 782, 791/Lot# 230 $375.00
2/2/2014 PCGS Genuine F   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131406/Lot# 20191 $55.00
3/30/2014 PCGS AU 55   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/30/2014, 184/Lot# 164804 $673.20
9/21/2014 NGC XF 40   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131439/Lot# 29213 $329.00
10/10/2014 PCGS AU 50   Stack's Bowers November Baltimore 2014, 6039/Lot# 15232 $364.25


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