Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dollars (1839-1891)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 3,200,000
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $6.18 (10/22/2017)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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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
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Base $ 32.00 48.00 55.00 70.00 145 230 250 290 375 440 540 700 915 1450 3700 6800 24400 - - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 269
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 67


Upcoming Auctions

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11/3/2017 AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2017 November 1 & 3 Eric P. Newman Collection Part IX US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(2), 1260/Lot# 15447


Auction Prices Realized

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2/20/2005 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg February 20-23, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 28/Lot# 1273 $1,035.00
6/13/2005 NGC MS 65   Teletrade Auction 2052, 2052/Lot# 1370 $2,585.00
6/27/2005 NGC MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction 43: The Cook Family Collection, 47/Lot# 949 $346.15
6/9/2013 PCGS AU 58   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/09/2013, 78/Lot# 113110 $396.00
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
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
8/12/2015 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2015 August 12 - 16 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(6), 1223/Lot# 7778 $646.25


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