Coin Specifications

Category: Barber Half Dollars (1892-1915)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 138,000
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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1915 50C MS obverse 1915 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

With just 138,000 coins minted the 1915 Barber half has the second-lowest production of any issue. In high grades, above MS65, the 1915 Barber half dollar is extremely rare.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/18/2015

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1915 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 110 145 290 415 675 900 1050 1300 1475 1625 1775 1875 2400 4375 6350 19500 - - - -
$ - - 1150 1400 1550 - - - 2650 4700 7900 55000 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 549
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: F
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
9/4/2011 NGC MS 64   Goldberg September 4-6, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 65/Lot# 1339 $3,335.00
12/8/2011 PCGS F 15   Heritage Auctions 2011 December 8-11 US Coins Signature Auction- New York Session(4), 1162/Lot# 8534 $253.00
12/8/2011 PCGS F 12   Heritage Auctions 2011 December 8-11 US Coins Signature Auction- New York Session(4), 1162/Lot# 8532 $253.00
12/30/2012 PCGS G 4   Teletrade Auction 3407, 3407/Lot# 2305 $50.00
7/14/2013 NGC G 4   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/14/2013, 83/Lot# 96640 $99.00
2/16/2014 PCGS G 6   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/16/2014, 174/Lot# 169349 $77.00
6/4/2014 NGC XF 40   Heritage Auctions 2014 June 4 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(6), 1206/Lot# 8434 $587.50
10/19/2014 PCGS MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 826, 835/Lot# 322 $3,207.00
8/18/2015 PCGS   Stack's Bowers 2015 Chicago ANA, 6104/Lot# 42454 $88.13


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1915 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3844185178021021136315051609175319692106221523192385269935924445695173187733805810343
395451612875113514101540165718252015214222502341249029973876528070737456784188200
0000001540165718252015214222502341249029973876528070737456784100
0000001574170518972060217922842363259432944161611671967595795000
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Grade: VF 35
Points: 1021
Owner: Scott mathison
 
Grade: G 6
Points: 418
Owner: ddr70
 
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