Coin Specifications

Category: Barber Half Dollars (1892-1915)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 124,230
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: $6.77 (8/31/2016)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1914 50C MS obverse 1914 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1914 Barber half dollar is the lowest mintage Barber half. This date is very hard to find in even low grades, and commands a large premium. High grade examples do exist, but are not at all common.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/18/2015

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1914 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 150 180 360 615 950 1300 1550 1800 2050 2200 2400 2600 2800 3600 8800 22500 - - - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 510
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: VF
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
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Price
7/15/2007 PCGS VG 10   Teletrade Auction 2394, 2394/Lot# 1549 $280.00
6/29/2008 NGC G 6   Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Coin Auction #68071, 68071/Lot# 61147 $138.00
9/6/2009 PCGS VG 8   Goldberg September 6-8, 2009 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 54/Lot# 2732 $138.00
1/28/2010 NGC VG 8   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 449, 455/Lot# 4329 $184.00
1/6/2013 PCGS G 6   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131303/Lot# 29198 $129.25
7/27/2014 NGC VG 8   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/27/2014, 201/Lot# 208264 $122.10
7/17/2015 PCGS   Stack's Bowers July 2015 Baltimore Auction, 6105/Lot# 4422 $1,116.25
11/6/2015 NGC MS 64   Stack's Bowers November 2015 Baltimore, 6110/Lot# 22274 $2,467.50
3/13/2016 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131612/Lot# 27108 $1,645.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1914 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3785025759251290165817991969216123352495258526992807291033195104796070848913937311921
41952669210471413170518562033221923882525262327352841304639146056796076949066102220
0000001856203322192388252526232735284130463914605679607694906600
0000001912209722772442255526612771287631834509700879608303922000
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Grade: MS 62
Points: 2807
Owner: durdik
 
Grade: VG 8
Points: 575
Owner: DAVID GREN
 
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