Coin Specifications

Category: Barber Half Dollars (1892-1915)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 1,644,828
Obverse Designer: Charles E. Barber
Reverse Designer: Charles E. Barber
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $6.59 (2/18/2020)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1908 S 50C MS obverse 1908 S 50C MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

The typical 1908-S half dollar is lustrous and well struck. This issue is moderately scarce across all grades but not truly rare. Gems are in very limited supply.

No varieties are reported.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 1/3/2020

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1908 S 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 29.00 45.00 120 310 480 740 785 885 1000 1150 1340 1500 2450 3950 5600 6875 22750 - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - 4550 - 9950 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 116
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 45
High Grade: 67

The chart showing PrAg series, G series, VG series, F series, VF series, 40 series, 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series, 66 series, 67 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 2/18/2020 1908 S 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base312271311321142-410511331---116
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---------------3------3
-----------------1----1
Total312271311321142-410514341---120
 3%10%23%11%9%3%2%1%1%3%2%-3%8%4%12%3%3%1%--- 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1908 S 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base59119155330563101310661173127114611634173019492233278136204172491266167573880211238
7913121340871310311102120613341519166618032044241630613804441954806935798396140
0000001102120613341519166618032044241630613804441954806935798300
0000001137123813981576169818762138259833403988466560487254839200
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Grade: AU 50
Points: 1173
Owner: JeffRM
 
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