Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dollars (1839-1891)
Mint: Carson City
Mintage: 1,008,000
Catalog: KM-A99
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $7.08 (9/26/2016)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1875 CC 50C MS obverse 1875 CC 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Compared to the Carson City Mint's half dollar output in 1874 of 59,000 pieces, 1875-CC half dollar production skyrocketed to 1,008,000 coins. In fact, more half dollars were manufactured in Carson City in 1875 than that mint had produced in the five preceding years combined.

Though not a major rarity in the Carson City series, the 1875-CC is much scarcer than the date's mintage would suggest. Indeed, mid- and high-grade Mint State examples are quite elusive, as can be gleaned from certified population figures, fewer than 50 specimens have been graded MS64 or better.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/3/2016

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1875 CC 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 85.00 130 165 280 435 800 900 1150 1350 1700 2050 2750 3550 5400 11000 36500 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 3850 6250 - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 154
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 66


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2/10/2010 PCGS F 15   Teletrade Auction 2810, 2810/Lot# 1380 $287.50
2/24/2013 PCGS Genuine VG   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/24/2013, 63/Lot# 91129 $42.00
1/26/2014 PCGS Genuine AU   Goldberg January 26-28, 2014 January Pre-Long Beach Sale 17.5% BP, 78/Lot# 1369 $998.75
7/11/2014 NGC XF 45   Stack's Bowers August 2014 Chicago ANA, 6014/Lot# 6137 $564.00
11/2/2014 PCGS XF 40   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 828, 837/Lot# 10400 $486.00
6/4/2015 PCGS AU 50   Heritage Auctions 2015 June 4 - 7 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(5), 1221/Lot# 7745 $763.75
10/18/2015 NGC Details XF Details  Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131543/Lot# 27110 $352.50
3/6/2016 PCGS VF 35   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131611/Lot# 25105 $446.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1875 CC 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base125539555173599010661271143317992124225024012754312637835264864410501164282596031263
8630244761282010151134132515551907216623002519287833454277639192631247719605277280
000000113413251555190721662300251928783345427763919263124771960500
000000120313791677201622082351263630023564477075179882144522278300
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 2124
Owner: G & R coins
 
Grade: VG 8
Points: 395
Owner: Carl Beeson
 
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