Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dollars (1839-1891)
Mint: Philadelphia
Catalog: KM-68
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 13.36g
ASW: 0.3866oz
Melt Value: $7.20 (8/25/2016)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1842 MEDIUM DATE 50C MS obverse 1842 MEDIUM DATE 50C MS reverse


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1842 MEDIUM DATE 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 35.00 55.00 70.00 110 205 375 430 525 575 715 900 1200 2100 3750 9500 33500 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - 4400 - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 146
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
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Price
9/6/2004 NGC MS 63   Goldberg September 6-7, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 26/Lot# 804 $1,093.00
10/8/2005 NGC XF 40   Heritage Auctions Continuous Internet Auction #65103, 65103/Lot# 24436 $109.25
7/16/2007 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 159, 164/Lot# 1139 $310.50
5/19/2010 PCGS Genuine Genuine   Teletrade Auction 2857, 2857/Lot# 1638 $126.50
2/24/2013 NGC Details AU Details  GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/24/2013, 63/Lot# 51116 $122.10
8/8/2013 NGC AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2013 August 8 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Rosemont Session(6), 1188/Lot# 7857 $258.50
11/15/2013 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2013 November 15 - 16 Selections from the Eric P. Newman Collection, Part II Signature Auction - New York Session(3), 1190/Lot# 33696 $5,287.50
6/3/2014 NGC AU 58   Stack's Bowers June 2014 Baltimore, 6021/Lot# 4032 $591.03


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1842 MEDIUM DATE 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base14317122025536650272586510591246147215831707240125252860398451269895155222459139304
15218723229241157677293011211321150916241938244226373235436567161177118545294950
0000007729301121132115091624193824422637323543656716117711854500
0000008189941184139715461666217024842748360947458305136462156800
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Grade: MS 62
Points: 2401
Owner: ddr70
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 1472
Owner: ddr70
 
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