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: $6.03 (6/27/2017)
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: 545
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: VF
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
6/22/2010 NGC G 4   Teletrade Auction 2876, 2876/Lot# 1138 $96.00
9/4/2011 PCGS VF 35   Goldberg September 4-6, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 65/Lot# 1338 $603.75
8/30/2013 NGC   Stack's Bowers The September 2013 Philadelphia Auction, 195/Lot# 4522 $1,175.00
9/8/2013 PCGS G 6   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/08/2013, 91/Lot# 132971 $132.00
6/1/2014 PCGS AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 806, 815/Lot# 185 $3,050.00
12/3/2015 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2015 December 3 - 6 Houston Money Show US Coins Signature Auction - Houston Session(3), 1227/Lot# 4441 $2,350.00
1/6/2016 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2016 January 6 - 11 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Tampa Session(2), 1231/Lot# 4158 $6,168.75
4/27/2016 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2016 April 27 - May 1 CSNS US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(1), 1234/Lot# 3606 $1,762.50
6/26/2016 NGC G 4   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131627/Lot# 21226 $99.00
1/4/2017 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2017 January 4 - 9 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Session(2), 1251/Lot# 4477 $2,009.25


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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