Coin Specifications

Category: Barber Half Dollars (1892-1915)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 124,230
Obverse Designer: Charles E. Barber
Reverse Designer: Charles E. Barber
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $6.29 (5/29/2017)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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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: 12/28/2016

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1914 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 130 165 340 585 1000 1300 1475 1575 1625 1700 1800 2050 2450 3150 7750 21500 - - - -
$ - - - - 1650 - - - - 4350 8200 23500 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 543
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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Sale / Lot
Price
8/21/2006 NGC MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 101, 106/Lot# 564 $1,495.00
11/13/2011 NGC G 4   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131147/Lot# 26188 $104.00
5/6/2012 PCGS G 4   Teletrade Auction 3271, 3271/Lot# 1638 $110.00
9/2/2012 PCGS VG 8   Goldberg September 2-5, 2012 The September 2-5, 2012, 70/Lot# 932 $138.00
10/17/2012 NGC MS 63   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 1781 $2,070.00
11/29/2012 NGC Details XF Details  Heritage Auctions 2012 November 29 - December 2 US Coin Signature Auction - Houston Session(4), 1177/Lot# 9369 $734.38
10/12/2014 PCGS VG 8   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 10/12/2014, 190/Lot# 222732 $144.00


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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