Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dollars (1839-1891)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 60,000
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.4400g
ASW: 0.3599oz
Melt Value: $6.63 (2/25/2017)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1866 S NO MOTTO 50C MS obverse 1866 S NO MOTTO 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

One of the rarest of all Seated halves with only 60,000 pieces minted. In the large Guatemala hoard of Civil War S-mint halves that was discovered in the mid-1950s, there were no 1866-S coins, indicating that they were not hoarded. As a result, survivors are elusive in all grades with no more than 4 or 5 that exist in mint condition.

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Last Updated: 8/3/2016

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 70
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: VF
High Grade: 67


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2/5/2006 PCGS AU 50   Goldberg February 5-8, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 34/Lot# 1483 $2,760.00
8/22/2010 PCGS VF 20   Teletrade Auction 2910, 2910/Lot# 1695 $1,207.50
12/9/2012 PCGS FA 2   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/09/2012, 52/Lot# 89641 $302.50
7/11/2013 NGC Details VF Details  Heritage Auctions 2013 July 11 - 14 US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(5), 1187/Lot# 8080 $646.25
7/27/2013 PCGS VF 30   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 2179 $1,645.00
11/15/2013 NGC XF 40   Heritage Auctions 2013 November 15 - 16 Selections from the Eric P. Newman Collection, Part II Signature Auction - New York Session(3), 1190/Lot# 33736 $2,702.50
3/30/2014 PCGS MS 98   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 797, 806/Lot# 120 $540.00
7/7/2016 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2016 July 7 - 10 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Summer FUN Session(2), 1237/Lot# 3866 $14,687.50


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