Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dollars (1839-1891)
Mint: Carson City
Mintage: 1,420,000
Catalog: KM-A99
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $5.36 (7/30/2015)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1877 CC 50C MS obverse 1877 CC 50C MS reverse

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Description & Analysis

The 1877-CC boasts one of the highest original mintages (1.4 million pieces) in the CC-mint Seated Half Dollar series. Circulated survivors are understandably common, but Mint State representatives become increasingly more difficult to locate the higher one progresses up the grading scale.

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Last Updated: 11/25/2014

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1877 CC 50C MS
Base $ 55.00 88.00 120 160 285 525 600 700 850 1400 2000 2600 3675 6250 13500 32000 - - -
$ 320 575 650 750 950 1500 2250 3000 4000 9000 - - -

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Total Graded: 238
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 68

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9/9/1994 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 1994 NGC East Coast Expo Bullet Sale #123, 123/Lot# 174 $990.00
6/27/2005 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction 43: The Cook Family Collection, 47/Lot# 952 $575.00
11/7/2005 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2005 November Dallas, Texas Online Session #389, 389/Lot# 7934 $603.75
10/24/2006 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2006 October Dallas Signature Coin Auction #428, 428/Lot# 1188 $2,530.00
11/3/2010 NGC AU 50   Teletrade Auction 2954, 2954/Lot# 1477 $276.00
7/26/2012 NGC MS 67   Stack's Bowers The August 2012 Philadelphia ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 140/Lot# 11089 $19,550.00
9/2/2012 NGC MS 65   Goldberg September 2-5, 2012 The September 2-5, 2012, 70/Lot# 1381 $4,370.00
8/31/2014 NGC   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/31/2014, 189/Lot# 216147 $260.00

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