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: $5.95 (4/28/2015)
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
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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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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 259
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
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Price
9/8/1999 NGC MS 62   Teletrade Auction 1208, 1208/Lot# 1362 $327.00
9/17/2003 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2003 September Long Beach Signature Sale #330, 330/Lot# 7084 $431.25
2/20/2005 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg February 20-23, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 28/Lot# 1273 $1,035.00
6/27/2005 NGC MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction 43: The Cook Family Collection, 47/Lot# 949 $346.15
9/4/2011 NGC Details XF Details  Goldberg September 4-6, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 65/Lot# 1275 $92.00
10/17/2012 PCGS MS 66   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 1745 $9,200.00
6/9/2013 PCGS AU 58   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/09/2013, 78/Lot# 113110 $396.00
10/3/2014 NGC MS 63   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3502, 6056/Lot# 22073 $705.00


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