Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dollars (1839-1891)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 4,400
Catalog: KM-A99
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $6.08 (6/3/2015)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1882 50C MS obverse 1882 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

While the Bland-Allison Act spurred the purchase and coinage of vast quantities of silver, practically all of the metal went toward dollar production, and minor coinage suffered comparative neglect. In 1882, for example, the year's production of half dollars amounted to just 4,400 pieces, a trifling quantity compared to the 11.1 million silver dollars struck at Philadelphia during the year.

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Last Updated: 10/29/2013

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1882 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 460 510 585 700 900 925 1000 1030 1050 1230 1280 1430 1900 4850 7200 16500 67500 - -
$ 975 1000 1075 1130 1140 1330 1400 1570 2100 5250 7750 18000 -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 69
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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1/12/2005 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2005 Ft. Lauderdale FL. (FUN) Signature Sale #360, 360/Lot# 7370 $4,025.00
2/11/2007 NGC MS 65   Goldberg February 11-14, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 39/Lot# 1461 $2,875.00
8/11/2010 NGC MS 68   Heritage Auctions 2010 August Boston, MA Signature & Platinum Night ANA Coin Auction #1143, 1143/Lot# 3166 $14,375.00
8/15/2011 NGC MS 67   Stack's Bowers The August 2011 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 115/Lot# 7139 $9,775.00
2/2/2012 NGC Details G Details  Heritage Auctions 2012 February 2-5 US Coins Signature Auction- Long Beach Session(4), 1167/Lot# 8409 $322.00
4/9/2012 PCGS FA 2   Teletrade Auction 3256, 3256/Lot# 1765 $300.00
5/27/2012 NGC MS 60   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 19995/Lot# 1056 $760.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1882 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base101110811152125213931609168316341707173517531834191119532072240137654485632410653788010785
10341105118512991465163416831658171617411780186019251993218228564005509877671065388480
00000016831658171617411780186019251993218228564005509877671065300
00000016831683172617471807188519392032229133104245571192101065300
1882 50C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base111461221114721697111799182818471931201220552178251939304674656711009111144
38311711221491154716971600180918341875195820262096229229894178530580481100937150
0000001600180918341875195820262096229229894178530580481100900
00000011200181818411903198520412137240534604426593695281100900
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