Coin Specifications

Category: Early US Type Performance
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 3,712,156
Obverse Designer: John Reich
Reverse Designer: John Reich
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.8920
Weight: 13.4800g
ASW: 0.3866oz
Melt Value: $5.67 (10/19/2018)
Diameter: 32.5mm
Edge: Lettered
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1829/1827 50C MS obverse 1829/1827 50C MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

The entire date was repunched, with a numeral 9 overwriting the 7. It appears that little or no effort was made by the die sinker to eradicate the underlying date, which remains plainly visible. A single obverse die was paired with two reverses, one having a very large 5 in the denomination (O-101) and the other utilizing a smaller 5 (O-102). Neither is rare, and several Mint State examples have been certified. Gems, however, are rare.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 3/12/2015

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1829/1827 50C MS
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Base $ 85.00 105 135 160 285 650 850 950 1500 1850 2100 2700 3750 6400 18500 36000 - - - -
$ 315 - 900 1050 1700 - 2250 3000 4150 7600 22500 41000 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 232
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 65

The chart showing 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, 66 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 10/15/2018 1829/1827 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base-2-626142811183446-5115197-----232
----------1--1-2------4
---------------1-1----2
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Total-2-626142811183447-51252271----238
 -1 %-3 %11 %6 %12 %5 %8 %14 %20 %-2 %5 %2 %9 %3 %0 %---- 

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1/3/2007 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2007 January Orlando, FL (FUN) Signature Coin Auction #422, 422/Lot# 4405 $5,462.50
8/8/2010 PCGS Genuine Genuine   Teletrade Auction 2902, 2902/Lot# 1704 $253.00
9/9/2012 PCGS Genuine VF   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/09/2012, 39/Lot# 72571 $73.70
11/18/2012 PCGS VF 25   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 726, 735/Lot# 77 $230.00
2/3/2013 NGC AU 53   Goldberg February 3-6, 2013 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 72/Lot# 1323 $575.00
10/10/2014 PCGS Genuine AU   Stack's Bowers November Baltimore 2014, 6039/Lot# 15093 $152.75
1/29/2015 PCGS MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 29 - February 1 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(2), 1217/Lot# 3844 $2,115.00
8/10/2016 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2016 August 10 - 14 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Anaheim Session(3), 1238/Lot# 4656 $4,700.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1829/1827 50C MS Prooflike
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1829/1827 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base10212315918322036656372599011381333145017072048261438005026624812301190722989347317
10913516719526943261781310391203137215361821223730094209543382661455822679357010
0000006178131039120313721536182122373009420954338266145582267900
00000067190210891268141116211934242534054617584110283168152628600
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 1333
Owner: HOWARDL
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 1333
Owner: oldhobo
 
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