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: $7.14 (9/25/2016)
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: 8/3/2016

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1875 S 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 32.00 48.00 55.00 70.00 145 230 250 290 375 440 540 700 915 1450 3700 6800 24400 - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - 1550 4700 8500 - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 273
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
4/29/1996 NGC MS 65   Teletrade Auction 0836, 836/Lot# 543 $1,836.00
9/19/2005 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg September 19-21, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 32/Lot# 1723 $1,322.50
12/22/2008 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 312, 318/Lot# 1055 $333.50
11/14/2010 PCGS VF 30   Teletrade Auction 2959, 2959/Lot# 1601 $86.25
3/30/2014 PCGS VF 30   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/30/2014, 184/Lot# 182610 $123.20
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# 30518 $18,800.00
8/11/2015 PCGS   Stack's Bowers 2015 Chicago ANA, 6104/Lot# 438 $4,700.00


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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