Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dollars (1839-1891)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 747,200
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.4400g
ASW: 0.3599oz
Melt Value: $6.24 (5/30/2017)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1859 50C MS obverse 1859 50C MS reverse


  
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Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/3/2016

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1859 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 33.00 50.00 60.00 95.00 195 325 375 430 550 590 715 950 1475 2450 6500 20000 26500 - - -
$ - - - - 575 - - - - 2650 - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 195
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
9/4/2008 NGC AU 55   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 280, 286/Lot# 6314 $331.20
5/15/2011 PCGS Genuine Genuine   Teletrade Auction 3066, 3066/Lot# 1625 $115.00
9/4/2011 PCGS MS 63   Goldberg September 4-6, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 65/Lot# 1258 $1,437.50
10/13/2011 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2011 October 13-16 US Coins Signature Auction #1160- Pittsburgh Session(1), 1160/Lot# 3729 $920.00
4/20/2014 PCGS VF 35   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/20/2014, 186/Lot# 188296 $116.60
1/29/2015 PCGS MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 29 - February 1 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1217/Lot# 7448 $1,292.50
6/14/2015 NGC AU 50   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131525/Lot# 27168 $211.50
7/26/2015 NGC XF 45   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3534, 6113/Lot# 20271 $176.25
1/3/2016 PCGS Genuine AU   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131602/Lot# 23879 $235.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1859 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1231352012303115515977938821005117312191357163419492585398460487960118271839622532
127157211257391566662823923106111881265144917392161305146726685924914017197750
00000066282392310611188126514491739216130514672668592491401700
000000728852964111712041311154218442373351853607323105381620600
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 6048
Owner: Malibu Collector
 
Grade: MS 61
Points: 2079
Owner: JustMyType
 
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