Coin Specifications

Category: Barber Half Dollars (1892-1915)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 4,922,000
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: $5.95 (5/26/2016)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1902 50C MS obverse 1902 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1902 Barber half dollar, with more than 4.9 million coined, has the third-highest mintage of any issue in the series behind 1899 and 1908-O. Such a high mintage failed to provide today's collectors with an adequate supply of Gem or finer examples.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/17/2015

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1902 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 17.00 21.00 45.00 110 225 375 400 450 520 640 725 1050 1500 3800 8000 23000 - - -
$ - - 425 485 570 - 800 1125 1850 4300 9775 25300 -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 305
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 67


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5/25/2008 NGC MS 64   Goldberg May 25-27, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 47/Lot# 3986 $1,552.50
8/11/2011 PCGS XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2011 August Chicago Signature US Coin & Platinum Night Auction Session(6), 1158/Lot# 10417 $233.45
8/5/2012 PCGS VF 35   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131233/Lot# 22984 $111.63
2/17/2013 NGC VG 10   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/17/2013, 62/Lot# 100292 $26.77
4/24/2013 PCGS AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2013 April 24 - 28 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(8), 1184/Lot# 8440 $470.00
8/19/2013 NGC MS 60   Teletrade Auction 3444, 3444/Lot# 1477 $352.50
12/8/2013 NGC MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 781, 790/Lot# 819 $675.00
10/10/2014 NGC XF 40   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3503, 6057/Lot# 20224 $152.75


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1902 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base59678518339567472594999010661166125813211421173021243410469471987253844410808
627311825448869180096310151099119712791354152418612553383855297216765092320
00000080096310151099119712791354152418612553383855297216765000
00000087497610411133122713001388162719932981426663637235804700
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Grade: MS 62
Points: 1421
Owner: kmag100
 
Grade: MS 62
Points: 1421
Owner: pulver set
 
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