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: $6.77 (8/27/2016)
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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1914 S 50C MS
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

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


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3/3/2008 PCGS XF 45   Teletrade Auction 2498, 2498/Lot# 1421 $212.80
4/10/2008 NGC MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 237, 243/Lot# 5937 $1,265.00
2/9/2014 PCGS Genuine F   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/09/2014, 171/Lot# 169640 $27.05
3/23/2014 NGC Details VF Details  Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131413/Lot# 24744 $70.00
2/26/2015 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2015 February 26 - March 1 PNG Dallas Invitational US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(1), 1218/Lot# 3135 $22,325.00
3/1/2015 NGC F 15   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131510/Lot# 23427 $79.00
3/10/2015 NGC MS 63   Stack's Bowers March 2015 Portland ANA, 6103/Lot# 1252 $1,086.88
8/12/2015 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2015 August 12 - 16 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(3), 1223/Lot# 5116 $2,820.00


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