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: $5.83 (12/20/2014)
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 70.00 135 135 215 245 265 340 425 525 650 880 1575 4400 8000 23750 - - -
$ 155 235 265 280 370 475 575 700 970 1675 4800 8800 - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 260
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 67


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1/12/2015 MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(3), 1216/Lot# 4958


Auction Prices Realized

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3/20/2001 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #21033, 21033/Lot# 5295 $175.00
12/22/2008 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 312, 318/Lot# 1055 $333.50
9/4/2011 NGC Details XF Details  Goldberg September 4-6, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 65/Lot# 1275 $92.00
5/30/2012 NGC XF 40   Teletrade Auction 3286, 3286/Lot# 1368 $100.00
7/7/2013 PCGS Genuine XF   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/07/2013, 82/Lot# 122024 $68.75
7/27/2013 NGC MS 64   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 2195 $1,292.50
11/15/2013 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2013 November 15 - 16 Selections from the Eric P. Newman Collection, Part II Signature Auction - New York Session(3), 1190/Lot# 33739 $1,997.50
8/31/2014 PCGS AU 50   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131436/Lot# 23176 $176.25


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