Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dollars (1839-1891)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 503,200
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.4400g
ASW: 0.3599oz
Melt Value: $6.59 (2/28/2017)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1863 50C MS obverse 1863 50C MS reverse


  
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 93
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 67


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Date
Service
Grade
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Price
2/20/2005 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg February 20-23, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 28/Lot# 1255 $3,220.00
2/4/2013 NGC MS 62   Teletrade Auction 3416, 3416/Lot# 2050 $940.00
7/21/2013 NGC MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 761, 770/Lot# 159 $850.00
11/1/2013 PCGS VF 35   Heritage Auctions 2013 November 1 - 3 US Coin Signature Auction - New York Session(5), 1191/Lot# 7817 $282.00
6/1/2014 NGC XF 45   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131423/Lot# 24261 $387.75
8/8/2014 NGC VF 25   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3494, 6045/Lot# 21309 $146.88
6/4/2015 PCGS AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2015 June 4 - 7 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(5), 1221/Lot# 7722 $517.00
1/31/2016 PCGS Genuine AU   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131606/Lot# 23911 $282.00


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