Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dollars (1839-1891)
Mint: Carson City
Mintage: 54,617
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.4400g
ASW: 0.3599oz
Melt Value: $6.02 (6/25/2017)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1870 CC 50C MS obverse 1870 CC 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The premier U.S. Half Dollar produced in the Carson City Mint, the 1870-CC is among the rarest issues in the Seated Liberty series with only 54,617 pieces struck.

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1870 CC 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 1800 3600 4700 7750 11750 33000 42000 56000 68500 95000 117500 175000 - - - - - - - -
$ - - - - 71000 - - - - - - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 67
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: VF
High Grade: 63


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Auction Prices Realized

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Grade
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Price
3/17/1999 PCGS F 15   Teletrade Auction 1144, 1144/Lot# 1522 $1,350.00
9/19/2010 PCGS VF 25   Goldberg September 19-21, 2010 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 60/Lot# 3651 $7,200.00
8/12/2012 PCGS XF 40   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/12/2012, 35/Lot# 66747 $3,527.70
2/24/2013 PCGS VG 10   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 740, 749/Lot# 1189 $3,575.00
9/25/2013 PCGS VG 8   Heritage Auctions 2013 September 25 - 29 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(2), 1189/Lot# 3853 $2,585.00
1/8/2014 PCGS AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2014 January 8 - 12 FUN US Coin Signature Auction - Orlando Session(3), 1201/Lot# 5253 $52,876.18
2/27/2014 NGC XF 40   Heritage Auctions 2014 February 27 - 28 & March 2 Mid-Winter ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Atlanta Session(2), 1203/Lot# 3908 $8,812.50
10/30/2014 PCGS G 4   Stack's Bowers November Baltimore 2014, 6039/Lot# 4264 $1,116.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1870 CC 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base62022683126367544315986624879108768991810515119701284814347842810788136062446334493494707210983222
116925543309392749496073680281969151101171100012263133481434792151172717225278063948557016758130
00000068028196915110117110001226313348143479215117271722527806394855701600
000000735684829535103161148512555138471434710001126672084431150444786456300
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