Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dollars (1839-1891)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 580,000
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 13.3600g
ASW: 0.3866oz
Melt Value: $6.96 (2/23/2017)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1848 50C MS obverse 1848 50C MS reverse


  
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1848 50C MS
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 71
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 65


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
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Price
9/15/2003 PCGS MS 61   Goldberg September 15-17, 2003 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 21/Lot# 429 $747.50
3/24/2004 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2004 March Portland, OR Signature Sale #344, 344/Lot# 5821 $6,037.50
4/2/2007 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Spring Collectors Choice Sale', 137/Lot# 322 $5,290.00
11/16/2008 PCGS VF 35   Teletrade Auction 2612, 2612/Lot# 1659 $276.00
8/15/2011 NGC MS 63   Stack's Bowers The August 2011 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 115/Lot# 7031 $1,380.00
7/6/2014 PCGS Genuine Genuine   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/06/2014, 188/Lot# 147891 $1,700.00
11/2/2014 PCGS XF 40   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 828, 837/Lot# 10327 $325.00
10/10/2014 PCGS AU 55   Stack's Bowers November Baltimore 2014, 6039/Lot# 15202 $474.70


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