Coin Specifications

Category: Barber Half Dollars (1892-1915)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 553,038
Catalog: KM-116
Obverse Designer: Charles E. Barber
Reverse Designer: Charles E. Barber
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $7.14 (9/25/2016)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1904 S 50C MS obverse 1904 S 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1904-S Barber half dollar is one of the well-known rarities of the series. With a mintage of only a bit over 550,000 coins, this issue has the eighth lowest mintage of the entire series. In higher grades, this issue becomes even more scarce. In fact, NGC has only graded a total of 4 in grades of gem or higher. (9/2016)

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Last Updated: 1/18/2016

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1904 S 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 50.00 150 480 1250 3300 5300 6550 7750 10250 12000 13750 17000 20250 27000 46500 78000 132500 - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 202
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: F
High Grade: 67


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4/13/2011 PCGS VG 8   Teletrade Auction 3048, 3048/Lot# 1411 $103.50
8/8/2013 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2013 August 8 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Rosemont Session(5), 1188/Lot# 5657 $64,625.00
3/30/2014 PCGS F 12   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 797, 806/Lot# 331 $500.00
6/4/2014 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2014 June 4 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(3), 1206/Lot# 4552 $19,975.00
8/31/2014 NGC Details F Details  GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/31/2014, 189/Lot# 202406 $275.00
10/8/2014 PCGS VF 20   Heritage Auctions 2014 October 8 - 13 PNG New York Invitational US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(5), 1210/Lot# 7985 $881.25
10/30/2014 PCGS VF 30   Stack's Bowers November Baltimore 2014, 6039/Lot# 4294 $1,292.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1904 S 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base59201502113819283149338639194304463052125563587964006853731793431119714163157711786721917
10630171414012335322835644047441348245329566860536551700879929961121861469916470192170
0000003564404744134824532956686053655170087992996112186146991647000
00000037414176452150185446577462266702716286681057913174152351716800
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 9343
Owner: Srotag
 
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