Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dollars (1839-1891)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 1,355
Catalog: KM-A99
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $6.04 (4/28/2015)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1880 50C PF obverse 1880 50C PF reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Under the 'Comments' header in the book The Complete Guide to Liberty Seated Half Dollars, Wiley and Bugert state of the 1880: 'Low mintage but somewhat saved. Proofs are available.'

Description and Analysis courtesy of Heritage Auctions and may not be republished without written permission.


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 3/13/2015

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1880 50C PF
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - 500 680 950 1400 2125 3850 5600 24000 - - -
$ - - - - - 725 1050 1500 2325 4200 6600 27600 -
1880 50C PF Cameo
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 1150 1600 2350 4400 7600 - - - -
$ - - - - - - 1250 1700 2600 4750 12250 - -
1880 50C PF Ultra Cameo
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - 7500 - - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 369
Low Grade: 53
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
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Grade
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Price
6/27/2005 NGC PF 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction 43: The Cook Family Collection, 47/Lot# 969 $1,351.25
2/5/2006 PCGS PF 64   Cameo Goldberg February 5-8, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 34/Lot# 1497 $2,645.00
8/11/2011 PCGS PF 67   Heritage Auctions 2011 August Chicago Signature US Coin & Platinum Night Auction Session(5), 1158/Lot# 7191 $27,600.00
12/10/2012 PCGS PF 62   Teletrade Auction 3396, 3396/Lot# 1432 $625.00
12/30/2012 PCGS PF AU 58   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/30/2012, 55/Lot# 93028 $508.20
4/28/2014 PCGS PF 66   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3479, 6028/Lot# 20287 $5,228.75
5/12/2014 PCGS PF 66   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3481, 6030/Lot# 20328 $5,228.75
6/4/2014 NGC PF 67   Heritage Auctions 2014 June 4 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(2), 1206/Lot# 3967 $6,168.75
9/4/2014 PCGS PF 63   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2014 September 4 - 6 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(2), 1209/Lot# 4157 $1,468.75


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1880 50C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base785813842870900931962994102710621095125213691599202925403365398473177715838310735
794823851880910941973100510391073114712911446174221992815357150957450793891670
000000973100510391073114712911446174221992815357150957450793800
000000983101610501084120013301522188623703090377862067582816000
1880 50C PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1100113411711208124612851325136614061450149315381686184321612671356443614634491853997116
1111114611831221125912981339137914211464150815871738194923312969383044524729507859710
0000001339137914211464150815871738194923312969383044524729507800
0000001352139314351479152316371791205525013266409545434823523900
1880 50C PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2396245925242590265627242794286529373010308531623412367839584254456548475141544859667810
2417248125462612267927472818288929613035311132453501377140574358465949455243562165810
0000002818288929613035311132453501377140574358465949455243562100
0000002841291329863060313633293589386541554461475350435346579300
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Grade: PF 67
Points: 7317
Owner: SLUGGO
 
Grade: PF 65 CAMEO
Points: 4565
Owner: David Mullins
 
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