Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dollars (1839-1891)
Mint: Philadelphia
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 13.3600g
ASW: 0.3866oz
Melt Value: $7.09 (2/28/2017)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1842 SM DATE LG LET 50C MS obverse 1842 SM DATE LG LET 50C MS reverse


  
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

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


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5/28/2008 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2008 May Long Beach, CA Signature Auction #1108, 1108/Lot# 658 $23,000.00
6/9/2014 NGC VF 25   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3485, 6034/Lot# 20368 $144.53
6/23/2014 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2014 June 23 The Eugene H. Gardner Collection of US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(1), 1213/Lot# 30485 $9,693.75
11/2/2014 PCGS XF 40   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 828, 837/Lot# 10310 $165.00
8/12/2015 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2015 August 12 - 16 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(3), 1223/Lot# 5003 $4,230.00
4/27/2016 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2016 April 27 - May 1 CSNS US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(1), 1234/Lot# 3495 $3,290.00
7/24/2016 NGC Details XF Details  Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131631/Lot# 21871 $119.00


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