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: $5.90 (5/25/2016)
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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2/27/2003 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2003 February Long Beach Signature Sale #314, 314/Lot# 7904 $356.50
7/21/2010 PCGS VG 10   Teletrade Auction 2893, 2893/Lot# 1410 $53.00
8/26/2012 NGC VF 25   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131236/Lot# 28901 $89.00
8/26/2012 NGC G 6   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131236/Lot# 28145 $26.00
7/27/2013 PCGS AU 58   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 30623 $587.50
1/26/2014 NGC MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 788, 797/Lot# 696 $2,100.00
2/9/2014 PCGS Genuine F   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/09/2014, 171/Lot# 169640 $27.05
8/11/2015 NGC MS 63   Stack's Bowers 2015 Chicago ANA, 6104/Lot# 465 $763.75


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