Coin Specifications

Category: Early US Type Performance
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 1,368,600
Obverse Designer: John Reich
Reverse Designer: John Reich
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.8920
Weight: 13.4800g
ASW: 0.3866oz
Melt Value: $5.67 (12/10/2018)
Diameter: 32.5mm
Edge: Lettered
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1808/7 O-101 50C MS obverse 1808/7 O-101 50C MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

A single die dated 1807 was reworked for use with 1808's coinage, and the underlying numeral 7 is plainly evident. This quite common variety seems to be known only with die cracks on both sides, and a coin lacking these flaws would be a rarity.

Overton-101 is among the most common varieties of 1808, with numerous Mint State survivors and even some gems. The premium it carries over the regular date varieties is purely a function of popularity. It's an excellent entry for the type collector seeking to add a bit of flare to one's set.

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Last Updated: 3/12/2015

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1808/7 O-101 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 77.00 100.00 190 315 725 1480 1900 2400 3300 4000 5000 6250 12500 15850 26500 - - - - -
$ 800 - 2100 2650 3600 - 5750 7250 13500 17000 32500 - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 208
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 45
High Grade: 65

The chart showing PrAg series, G series, VG series, F series, VF series, 40 series, 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 12/10/2018 1808/7 O-101 50C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base-------------1--------1
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Total-------------1--------1
 -------------100 %-------- 
1808/7 O-101 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base159143931311291721217-53-----207
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Total159143931311291721217-53-----207
 0 %2 %4 %7 %19 %15 %15 %6 %4 %8 %10 %1 %0 %3 %-2 %1 %----- 

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9/20/2007 NGC XF 45   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 179, 185/Lot# 5655 $632.50
4/28/2009 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2009 April-May Cincinnati, OH (CSNS) US Coin Auction #1124, 1124/Lot# 2404 $8,625.00
5/29/2011 PCGS Genuine Genuine   Goldberg May 29 - June 1, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction of US, World Coins and Currency, 63/Lot# 267 $149.50
7/12/2012 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2012 July 12-15 US Coin Summer FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(1), 1172/Lot# 3668 $2,990.00
9/2/2013 NGC VF 35   Teletrade Auction 3446, 3446/Lot# 1456 $300.00
3/30/2014 PCGS F 12   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/30/2014, 184/Lot# 182583 $178.06
6/16/2014 NGC VF 25   Stack's Bowers iAuciton 3486, 6035/Lot# 20340 $232.65
10/27/2014 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2014 October 27 The Eugene H. Gardner Collection II US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(1), 1214/Lot# 98464 $12,925.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1808/7 50C MS O-101 Prooflike
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1808/7 50C MS O-101
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base131139159220366684110514211665180920052124233528603447481755631189518379111
134146179269472824121015021713187420452194251030563904506676741405618379110
000000121015021713187420452194251030563904506676741405618379100
000000131615841761194020842265268532514360531497841621818379100
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Grade: MS 62
Points: 2860
Owner: Eastern woods II
 
Grade: AU 55
Points: 1809
Owner: goldsaint
 
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