Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dollars (1839-1891)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 3,200,000
Catalog: KM-A99
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $5.28 (8/5/2015)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1875 S 50C MS obverse 1875 S 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

With a mintage of 3.2 million pieces, the 1875-S is an excellent type coin.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/29/2014

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1875 S 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 32.00 48.00 55.00 70.00 135 215 245 265 340 525 650 880 1575 4400 8000 23750 - - -
$ 155 235 265 280 370 575 700 970 1675 4800 8800 - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 265
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 67


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8/16/2015 MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2015 August 12 - 16 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(6), 1223/Lot# 7778


Auction Prices Realized

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6/27/2005 NGC MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction 43: The Cook Family Collection, 47/Lot# 949 $346.15
9/19/2005 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg September 19-21, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 32/Lot# 1723 $1,322.50
5/28/2008 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2008 May Long Beach, CA Signature Auction #1108, 1108/Lot# 705 $1,150.00
7/31/2009 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2009 August Los Angeles, CA US Coin Auction #1128, 1128/Lot# 8026 $356.50
8/15/2011 NGC MS 63   Stack's Bowers The August 2011 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 115/Lot# 7123 $1,265.00
10/9/2011 NGC XF 40   Teletrade Auction 3151, 3151/Lot# 1915 $138.00
7/7/2013 PCGS Genuine XF   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/07/2013, 82/Lot# 122024 $68.75
10/3/2014 NGC MS 63   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3502, 6056/Lot# 22073 $705.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1875 S 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base11311942202724635156537157548911028117313331589217936014694728786301333320831
441522032373364805616747288009371076122614181786265339655558773510198158320
000000561674728800937107612261418178626533965555877351019800
000000607694741845982112512801504198231274330642381821176500
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Grade: VF 35
Points: 272
Owner: Carl Beeson
 
Grade: VG 8
Points: 190
Owner: Durham Collection
 
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