Coin Specifications

Category: Barber Half Dollars (1892-1915)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 1,604,000
Obverse Designer: Charles E. Barber
Reverse Designer: Charles E. Barber
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $6.15 (11/21/2017)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1915 S 50C MS obverse 1915 S 50C MS reverse


  
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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/10/2017

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1915 S 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 21.00 28.00 50.00 115 205 370 420 435 510 525 665 750 975 1300 2500 5250 15250 - - -
$ - - - - 515 - - 800 1100 - 2900 - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 545
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
1/17/2005 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2005 Fort Lauderdale, FL (FUN) Bullet Sale #361, 361/Lot# 1898 $747.50
9/10/2006 PCGS MS 63   Goldberg September 10-13, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 37/Lot# 2607 $718.75
6/17/2007 NGC VG 8   Teletrade Auction 2382, 2382/Lot# 1433 $23.00
1/3/2008 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 209, 215/Lot# 5636 $2,875.00
3/2/2014 NGC VF 25   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/02/2014, 182/Lot# 171994 $88.00
6/4/2014 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2014 June 4 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(6), 1206/Lot# 8437 $411.25
6/9/2014 PCGS XF 45   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3485, 6034/Lot# 20401 $217.38
6/29/2014 NGC MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/29/2014, 195/Lot# 204243 $636.90
  NGC MS 65   Bonhams $1,989.00
10/3/2016 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2016 October 3 - 5 US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(2), 1240/Lot# 3830 $2,937.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1915 50C MS S
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base8185106230437695820958103611031186123913151421173021243126463066857058822610546
829214729952373786698410581131120412641350152418612458362753156809744789990
00000086698410581131120412641350152418612458362753156809744700
000000912101010811158122112901386162719932792412960006934783700
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 3126
Owner: Srotag
 
Grade: VG 8
Points: 106
Owner: Bennett
 
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