Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dollars (1839-1891)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 3,200,000
Catalog: KM-A99
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $7.39 (7/30/2016)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1875 S 50C MS obverse 1875 S 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

With a mintage of 3.2 million pieces, the 1875-S is an excellent type coin.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/17/2015

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1875 S 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 32.00 48.00 55.00 70.00 135 215 245 265 340 425 525 650 880 1575 4400 8000 23750 - - -
$ 155 - 255 280 370 - - 700 970 1675 4800 8800 - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 271
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
9/6/2004 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg September 6-7, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 26/Lot# 809 $2,415.00
12/22/2008 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 312, 318/Lot# 1055 $333.50
5/30/2012 NGC XF 40   Teletrade Auction 3286, 3286/Lot# 1368 $100.00
7/12/2012 NGC AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2012 July 12-15 US Coin Summer FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(4), 1172/Lot# 8599 $230.00
11/25/2012 PCGS XF 40   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 11/25/2012, 50/Lot# 82640 $138.60
4/14/2014 PCGS MS 64   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3477, 6026/Lot# 20290 $1,439.38
4/28/2014 PCGS MS 64   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3479, 6028/Lot# 20284 $1,439.38
8/12/2015 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2015 August 12 - 16 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(6), 1223/Lot# 7778 $646.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1875 S 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base11311942202724635156537157548911028117313331589217936014694728786301333320831
441522032373364805616747288009371076122614181786265339655558773510198158320
000000561674728800937107612261418178626533965555877351019800
000000607694741845982112512801504198231274330642381821176500
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Grade: MS 63
Points: 2240
Owner: wjanke50
 
Grade: VF 35
Points: 272
Owner: Carl Beeson
 
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