Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dollars (1839-1891)
Mint: Carson City
Mintage: 54,617
Catalog: KM-99
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.4400g
ASW: 0.3599oz
Melt Value: $5.36 (8/3/2015)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1870 CC 50C MS obverse 1870 CC 50C MS reverse


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Description & Analysis

The premier U.S. Half Dollar produced in the Carson City Mint, the 1870-CC is among the rarest issues in the Seated Liberty series with only 54,617 pieces struck.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 11/24/2014

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1870 CC 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 1700 3250 4600 7000 14375 29500 39000 55000 65000 117500 165000 - - - - - - - -
$ 16000 32500 44000 60000 70000 - - - - - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 63
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: VF
High Grade: 63


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Auction Prices Realized

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Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
3/17/1999 PCGS F 15   Teletrade Auction 1144, 1144/Lot# 1522 $1,350.00
2/10/2008 PCGS G 6   Goldberg February 10-13, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 44/Lot# 2188 $1,668.00
8/15/2011 NGC MS 62   Stack's Bowers The August 2011 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 115/Lot# 7101 $172,500.00
10/17/2012 PCGS   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 1735 $940.00
2/24/2013 PCGS VG 10   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 740, 749/Lot# 1189 $3,575.00
7/21/2013 PCGS Genuine XF   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/21/2013, 84/Lot# 125912 $830.50
2/27/2014 PCGS Genuine XF   Heritage Auctions 2014 February 27 - 28 & March 2 Mid-Winter ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Atlanta Session(1), 1203/Lot# 3645 $1,410.00
6/4/2014 NGC Details AG Details  Heritage Auctions 2014 June 4 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(6), 1206/Lot# 8658 $499.38
1/7/2015 PCGS Genuine VF   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(3), 1216/Lot# 4947 $3,995.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1870 CC 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base62022683126367544315986624879108768991810515119701284814347842810788136062446334493494707210983222
116925543309392749496073680281969151101171100012263133481434792151172717225278063948557016758130
00000068028196915110117110001226313348143479215117271722527806394855701600
000000735684829535103161148512555138471434710001126672084431150444786456300
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