Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dollars (1839-1891)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 795,300
Catalog: KM-99
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.4400g
ASW: 0.3599oz
Melt Value: $6.02 (5/27/2015)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1869 50C MS obverse 1869 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Throughout the various Seated Liberty series, from half dimes to silver dollars, there are a number of outright rarities, and many other condition rarities. The 1869 Seated half dollar falls in the latter category, with a mintage of just 795,300 coins.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 11/24/2014

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1869 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 32.00 48.00 55.00 75.00 170 280 325 425 475 625 960 1750 3600 8000 56500 - - - -
$ 190 305 350 475 525 675 1050 2000 3900 17650 - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 125
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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6/5/2002 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2002 June Long Beach Signature Sale #292, 292/Lot# 7247 $1,322.50
2/20/2005 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg February 20-23, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 28/Lot# 1263 $718.75
1/9/2006 PCGS MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2006 January Orlando, FL FUN Online Session #395, 395/Lot# 26191 $546.25
6/8/2006 NGC MS 63   Teletrade Auction 2216, 2216/Lot# 1107 $1,176.00
1/4/2010 PCGS AU 53   Teletrade Auction 2793, 2793/Lot# 1294 $368.00
6/29/2014 NGC Details XF Details  GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/29/2014, 187/Lot# 175962 $90.00
8/1/2014 NGC XF 45   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3493, 6044/Lot# 20157 $176.25
12/7/2014 NGC VF 30   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 833, 842/Lot# 219 $110.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1869 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base113119422028855159778386510281103122613031668230232814694100128972141322247027248
4415220324337656665981091910531144125214251879262837526467100121069216911240630
0000006598109191053114412521425187926283752646710012106921691100
0000007218389741078118512771546209129554223823910012124121969100
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Grade: XF 45
Points: 695
Owner: Robert Baker Trust
 
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