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: $6.13 (10/19/2017)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1859 50C MS obverse 1859 50C MS reverse


  
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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: 199
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
6/4/1999 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 1999 June Long Beach Sale #204, 204/Lot# 6005 $1,667.50
1/25/2004 NGC MS 62   Goldberg January 25-28, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 23/Lot# 2357 $604.00
9/1/2004 NGC MS 64   Teletrade Auction 1930, 1930/Lot# 1419 $1,760.00
4/14/2008 NGC AU 55   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 238, 244/Lot# 683 $419.75
2/22/2013 PCGS   Stack's Bowers The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, 181/Lot# 7197 $182.13
6/9/2013 PCGS XF 45   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131325/Lot# 23204 $205.63
6/1/2014 PCGS VF 35   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/01/2014, 198/Lot# 172935 $159.50
7/17/2016 NGC Details UNC Details  Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131630/Lot# 27223 $211.50
10/3/2016 PCGS AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2016 October 3 - 5 US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(4), 1240/Lot# 7447 $822.50


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: VF 30
Points: 311
Owner: 123cents
 
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