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: $5.90 (3/4/2015)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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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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Price Guide

Last Updated: 11/25/2014

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1877 CC 50C MS
Base $ 55.00 88.00 120 160 285 285 525 600 700 850 1125 1400 2000 2600 3675 6250 13500 32000 - - -
$ 320 575 650 750 950 1200 1500 2250 3000 4000 9000 - - -

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Total Graded: 233
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 68

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Auction Prices Realized

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10/27/1999 PCGS XF 40   Teletrade Auction 1228, 1228/Lot# 1457 $130.80
1/25/2004 PCGS MS 63   Goldberg January 25-28, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 23/Lot# 2379 $1,207.50
7/8/2010 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2010 July Orlando, FL (Summer FUN) Signature US Coin Auction #1142, 1142/Lot# 3723 $1,092.50
5/16/2011 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 584, 591/Lot# 186 $1,098.25
8/15/2011 NGC MS 67   Stack's Bowers The August 2011 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 115/Lot# 7374 $24,437.50
9/4/2011 PCGS AU 50   Goldberg September 4-6, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 65/Lot# 1277 $368.00
2/28/2012 PCGS MS 63   Stack's Bowers The March 2012 Baltimore Auction, 135/Lot# 3342 $1,955.00
11/24/2013 NGC VG 10   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131349/Lot# 20467 $82.00
1/8/2014 NGC AU 50   Heritage Auctions 2014 January 8 - 12 FUN US Coin Signature Auction - Orlando Session(7), 1201/Lot# 9048 $528.75
10/12/2014 NGC   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 10/12/2014, 190/Lot# 216147 $260.00

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1877 CC 50C MS
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Grade: AU 53
Points: 787
Owner: busthalf
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