Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dollars (1839-1891)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 1,377,600
Catalog: KM-A99
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $7.24 (7/27/2016)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1878 50C MS obverse 1878 50C MS reverse


  
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1878 50C MS
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Base $ 37.00 53.00 68.00 95.00 160 250 280 290 430 530 650 825 1250 1875 5000 19000 - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 107
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 65


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Price
2/20/2005 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg February 20-23, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 28/Lot# 1276 $2,415.00
2/28/2005 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #30, 34/Lot# 543 $69,000.00
12/4/2008 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2008 December Houston, TX Signature Coin Auction #1118, 1118/Lot# 742 $4,600.00
10/13/2010 NGC Details VF Details  Teletrade Auction 2942, 2942/Lot# 1409 $80.50
8/15/2011 NGC MS 64   Stack's Bowers The August 2011 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 115/Lot# 7133 $1,322.50
3/2/2014 NGC VF 25   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131410/Lot# 28424 $80.00
7/13/2014 NGC   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/13/2014, 203/Lot# 205513 $58.30
5/31/2015 PCGS F 12   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131523/Lot# 23525 $84.00


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