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: $6.26 (5/27/2017)
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: 94
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 67


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Date
Service
Grade
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Price
7/16/2007 NGC AU 53   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 159, 164/Lot# 87 $379.50
9/18/2011 NGC MS 60   Teletrade Auction 3139, 3139/Lot# 1735 $450.00
2/3/2013 NGC AU 55   Goldberg February 3-6, 2013 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 72/Lot# 692 $483.00
7/27/2013 PCGS MS 65   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 4182 $5,875.00
9/25/2013 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2013 September 25 - 29 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(6), 1189/Lot# 6440 $5,581.25
6/23/2014 PCGS MS 67   Heritage Auctions 2014 June 23 The Eugene H. Gardner Collection of US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(1), 1213/Lot# 30506 $22,325.00
11/13/2016 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131647/Lot# 27100 $587.50


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