Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dollars (1839-1891)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 886
Catalog: KM-A99
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $5.34 (8/3/2015)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1886 50C PF obverse 1886 50C PF reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1886 is one of several low mintage P-mint issues at the end of the Seated Half Dollar series. In this particular year, only 5,000 business strikes and 886 proofs were produced.

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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1886 50C PF
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 680 950 1425 2075 3900 5400 13500 28500 - -
$ - - - - - 725 1050 1525 2275 4200 6000 - -
1886 50C PF Cameo
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 1150 1600 2400 4500 7250 16500 - - -
$ - - - - - - 1250 1700 2750 4900 8800 - -
1886 50C PF Ultra Cameo
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 13000 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - 15500 - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 233
Low Grade: 60
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 68


Upcoming Auctions

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8/16/2015 PF 67  Cameo Heritage Auctions 2015 August 12 - 16 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(3), 1223/Lot# 5063


Auction Prices Realized

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Grade
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1/6/1997 NGC PF 61   Teletrade Auction 0908, 908/Lot# 1295 $463.25
1/9/2008 NGC PF 64   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2008 January Orlando, FL (FUN) Signature Coin Auction #454, 454/Lot# 1633 $1,725.00
2/10/2008 PCGS PF 63   Goldberg February 10-13, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 44/Lot# 2195 $1,207.50
3/11/2010 NGC PF 66   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 461, 467/Lot# 7335 $3,795.00
2/16/2014 NGC PF 66   Cameo GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/16/2014, 174/Lot# 142284 $5,005.00
4/21/2014 PCGS PF 62   Cameo Stack's Bowers iAuction 3478, 6027/Lot# 20112 $955.28
8/5/2014 NGC PF 68   Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(4), 1208/Lot# 5587 $17,625.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1886 50C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base8799089409711004103610701104114111771214125213691594206825103386395258367808848310854
889919950982101510471081111611531189122712911444175222152802357545806493803392730
0000001081111611531189122712911444175222152802357545806493803300
0000001093112911651202123913301519191023633094376352087151825800
1886 50C PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1100113411711208124612851325136614061450149315381686184321612671356444996324668272849410
1111114611831221125912981339137914211464150815871738194923312969387651076443688379930
0000001339137914211464150815871738194923312969387651076443688300
0000001352139314351479152316371791205525013266418757166563708300
1886 50C PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2905297830523128320532833363344435273611369737844070437146905025537757476081642870139083
2929300330773154323133103390347235553640372638794170447748025142550058586197662377030
0000003390347235553640372638794170447748025142550058586197662300
0000003417349935833668375539754271458449135260562459706312681800
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Grade: PF 67 UC
Points: 6081
Owner: First Strike Society
 
Grade: PF 62 CAMEO
Points: 1843
Owner: Snuggeybug
 
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