Coin Specifications

Category: Barber Half Dollars (1892-1915)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 992,000
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: $7.12 (7/24/2016)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1914 S 50C MS obverse 1914 S 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The production of 992,000 pieces places the 1914-S among elite company with 20 other issues that had mintages less than 1 million coins.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/18/2015

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 187
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 66


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3/28/2005 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2005 March Palm Beach, FL Bullet Sale #369, 369/Lot# 595 $431.25
4/10/2008 NGC MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 237, 243/Lot# 5938 $2,415.00
10/8/2012 NGC XF 40   Teletrade Auction 3360, 3360/Lot# 1588 $110.00
3/30/2014 PCGS MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/30/2014, 184/Lot# 164816 $814.00
6/4/2014 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2014 June 4 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(2), 1206/Lot# 4028 $587.50
10/10/2014 NGC VF 25   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3503, 6057/Lot# 20244 $88.13
6/19/2016 PCGS VF 20   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131626/Lot# 27397 $94.00


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