Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dollars (1839-1891)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 476,000
Catalog: KM-A68
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.44g
ASW: 0.3599oz
Melt Value: $7.10 (9/24/2016)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1858 S 50C MS obverse 1858 S 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Randy Wiley and Bill Bugert, in their Complete guide to Liberty Seated Half Dollars, assign an R.6+ rarity rating to Mint State 1858-S half dollars (13-18 pieces estimated to exist).

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1858 S 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 67
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 66


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1/29/2009 NGC AU 55   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 328, 334/Lot# 8836 $718.75
6/8/2009 PCGS AU 55   Teletrade Auction 2703, 2703/Lot# 1361 $488.75
1/22/2012 PCGS XF 40   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131205/Lot# 26298 $253.00
2/28/2012 NGC AU 53   Stack's Bowers The March 2012 Baltimore Auction, 135/Lot# 3310 $488.75
3/17/2013 PCGS AU 58   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/17/2013, 66/Lot# 104640 $938.05
2/27/2014 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2014 February 27 - 28 & March 2 Mid-Winter ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Atlanta Session(1), 1203/Lot# 3504 $1,057.50
7/9/2015 PCGS XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2015 July 9 - 12 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Summer FUN Session(4), 1222/Lot# 7444 $446.50
7/26/2015 PCGS   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3534, 6113/Lot# 20270 $305.50
10/28/2015 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2015 October 28 Gardner Collection IV US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(1), 1229/Lot# 98673 $7,637.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1858 S 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base11832373305639259901138123914771843204821972643360151046886908414465229503673243547
6220126840868494710391172131815991911209823462962410256987619108781729327544390040
0000001039117213181599191120982346296241025698761910878172932754400
0000001089120513981721198021472494328246036292835112671201223213800
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Grade: MS 61
Points: 2197
Owner: SkyMan
 
Grade: AU 55
Points: 1477
Owner: G & R coins
 
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