Coin Specifications

Category: Barber Half Dollars (1892-1915)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 5,538,000
Obverse Designer: Charles E. Barber
Reverse Designer: Charles E. Barber
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $6.07 (6/29/2017)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Link to this coin

1899 50C MS obverse 1899 50C MS reverse


  
Expand All    Collapse All

VarietyPlus®

There are no NGC varieties for this coin.

Description & Analysis

The 1899 Barber half dollar is just another example of a conditional rarity in the series. Few collectors of the time thought to put away a nice example out of the 5.5 million coin mintage. Due to this, collectors today have very few mint state examples to choose from. Gem coins are even harder to find.



GRADE SUMMARY

Loading... Working...

Use the scroll bar at the bottom of this box to view a summary of the NGC Price Guide, NGC Census, Auction Prices Realized and NGC Registry Scores for each grade.

There was no data found for this Coin.

Select Designation

 
NGC PRICE GUIDE
NGC CENSUS*
AUCTION PRICES REALIZED
NGC REGISTRY
SCORE
FIND IT ON EBAY

Select Grade

*To view the Census details for this coin, please sign in or sign up.

Price Guide

Last Updated: 12/28/2016

Click on a price to see historical prices, comparison charts and trends.

1899 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 18.00 27.00 40.00 115 230 375 415 440 500 560 640 750 975 1350 3400 6000 26000 - - -
$ - - - - 515 - - 800 1175 1550 3900 11450 - -

NGC Price and Value Guides Disclaimer

Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 388
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 66


Upcoming Auctions


Auction Prices Realized

A random selection of coins is shown below.

Images
Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
5/5/2004 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2004 May (CSNS) Signature Sale #346, 346/Lot# 7520 $1,092.50
10/24/2005 NGC MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #59, 64/Lot# 698 $546.25
11/8/2009 PCGS XF 45   Teletrade Auction 2768, 2768/Lot# 1863 $230.00
2/3/2011 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2011 February Long Beach Signature US Coin Auction Session(1), 1152/Lot# 3737 $2,070.00
5/29/2011 PCGS Genuine Genuine   Goldberg May 29 - June 1, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction of US, World Coins and Currency, 63/Lot# 294 $310.50
9/7/2011 PCGS AU 50   Heritage Auctions 2011 September Long Beach Signature US Coin Auction Session(4), 1159/Lot# 7868 $301.30
12/29/2013 PCGS AU 55   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/29/2013, 170/Lot# 161253 $353.10
9/19/2014 NGC XF 40   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3500, 6054/Lot# 22208 $141.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1899 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base5967102194409663705949101310811193121913031421179921433386401681066788792410182
627913326649467778697010361118120212471342154719142557359653798106716786770
00000078697010361118120212471342154719142557359653798106716700
00000086899210581156121012751382167320282972380667438106754500
Registry Image Gallery
Grade: AU 58
Points: 1193
Owner: JeffRM
 
Grade: XF 45
Points: 705
Owner: Scott mathison
 
View the Registry Image Gallery

Related Articles

There are no related articles for this coin.

NGC Auction Central Disclaimer