Coin Specifications

Category: Braided Hair Half Cents (1840-1857)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 39,812
Catalog: KM-70
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Copper
Weight: 5.4400g
Diameter: 23mm
Edge: Plain
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1850 C-1 1/2C MS obverse 1850 C-1 1/2C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Though generally lumped together with the other "common" dates from 1849-57, the 1850 half cent is noticeably less often seen. Along with 1849 and 1857, this issue is scarce in Mint State, especially with any trace of red color.

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1850 C-1 1/2C MS Brown
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Base $ 55.00 75.00 85.00 95.00 180 225 240 325 355 425 480 575 850 1650 3450 - - - - -
$ - - 250 335 365 - 500 600 975 1950 - - - -
1850 C-1 1/2C MS Red Brown
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 625 825 1300 2500 - - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 244
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 65


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Auction Prices Realized

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8/24/1998 PCGS MS 63   Brown Teletrade Auction 1079, 1079/Lot# 1005 $345.00
2/5/2006 PCGS MS 62   Brown Goldberg February 5-8, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 34/Lot# 14 $437.00
3/5/2007 NGC MS 62   Brown David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 129, 134/Lot# 12 $414.00
5/18/2014 PCGS AU 58   Brown GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/18/2014, 168/Lot# 193615 $236.50
7/11/2014 NGC XF 45   Brown Stack's Bowers August 2014 Chicago ANA, 6014/Lot# 5061 $123.38
11/9/2014 PCGS XF 45   Brown Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131446/Lot# 25929 $270.25
5/31/2015 NGC MS 62   Brown Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131523/Lot# 23018 $493.50
1/6/2016 PCGS MS 64   Brown Heritage Auctions 2016 January 6 - 11 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Tampa Session(7), 1231/Lot# 7056 $2,937.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1850 C-1 1/2C MS Brown
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Base1111139255272320372423524586672725820908990123924073200463968321021215475
37120177260288337389456544614689756849935107316282671367953707958119660
00000038945654461468975684993510731628267136795370795800
00000040649056564370778887896211562017293541596101908500
1850 C-1 1/2C MS Red Brown
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Base11111111339510713831964113713631663206626153371111
11111111133965777528751021121214631797224928673371110
00000011133965777528751021121214631797224928673371100
00000012264536457919191079128715631931243231193371100
1850 C-1 1/2C MS Red
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1111111111111111111111
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Grade: MS 62 BN
Points: 908
Owner: Whidbey Island Collection
 
Grade: MS 62 BN
Points: 798
Owner: RichH
 
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