Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dollars (1839-1891)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 600
Catalog: KM-A99
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $5.95 (5/4/2015)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1891 50C PF obverse 1891 50C PF reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1891 is widely recognized as the final year of production for the Seated design, and only 600 proofs were issued this year.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 3/13/2015

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1891 50C PF
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 680 950 1500 2075 3850 5400 11000 - - -
$ - - - - - 725 1050 1600 2275 4150 6000 - -
1891 50C PF Cameo
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 775 - 1650 2300 4350 7000 - - - -
$ - - - - - 850 - 1775 2500 4650 - - -
1891 50C PF Ultra Cameo
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 186
Low Grade: 55
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
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Grade
Auction House
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Price
4/9/1997 PCGS PF 60   Teletrade Auction 0935, 935/Lot# 1377 $545.00
10/4/2000 PCGS PF 63   Heritage Auctions 2000 October Long Beach Bullet Sale #236, 236/Lot# 239 $603.75
2/5/2006 PCGS PF 64   Cameo Goldberg February 5-8, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 34/Lot# 1506 $2,645.00
8/6/2009 NGC PF 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 399, 405/Lot# 7114 $2,300.00
12/9/2012 PCGS PF 63   Cameo GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/09/2012, 52/Lot# 89660 $1,485.00
4/6/2014 PCGS PF 64   Cameo GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/06/2014, 175/Lot# 183524 $1,641.20
6/16/2014 PCGS PF 64   Stack's Bowers iAuciton 3486, 6035/Lot# 20396 $1,498.13
7/11/2014 PCGS PF 64   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3490, 6041/Lot# 20305 $1,498.13


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1891 50C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base879908940971100410361070110411411177121412521369159421242510336540645610593764898447
889919950982101510471081111611531189122712911444177122532795359845795719612171420
0000001081111611531189122712911444177122532795359845795719612100
0000001093112911651202123913301519194723813080383150955828630500
1891 50C PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base94998010131047108111151152118912261265130413441477224124362643352544034677496454487176
95999110241058109211271164120112391278131713881732230625052937381844944773512560240
0000001164120112391278131713881732230625052937381844944773512500
0000001177121412521291133114331986237125743231411045864868528700
1891 50C PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base10371072110511421178121612531293133313741416145916002408261328313758467751586637982314112
10491083111711541191122812661306134713881430150618692476268631404064483756517699112530
0000001266130613471388143015061869247626863140406448375651769900
0000001280132013601402144515532139254527583449437149986144876100
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Grade: PF 68 CA
Points: 4964
Owner: First Strike Society
 
Grade: PF 67 CA
Points: 4677
Owner: SLUGGO
 
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