Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dollars (1839-1891)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 747,200
Catalog: KM-A68
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.44g
ASW: 0.3599oz
Melt Value: $5.55 (2/9/2016)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1859 50C MS obverse 1859 50C MS reverse


  
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1859 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 33.00 50.00 58.00 82.00 170 285 335 410 525 670 925 1275 2200 5500 14750 30000 - - -
$ 190 - 365 450 575 - 1050 1440 2450 6500 16000 33000 -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 178
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
10/4/1995 PCGS AU 55   Heritage Auctions 1995 October Long Beach Bullet Sale #143, 143/Lot# 286 $176.00
5/7/1997 PCGS AU 50   Teletrade Auction 0943, 943/Lot# 1490 $207.10
4/14/2008 NGC AU 55   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 238, 244/Lot# 683 $419.75
9/4/2011 PCGS MS 63   Goldberg September 4-6, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 65/Lot# 1258 $1,437.50
9/6/2012 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2012 September 6-9 US Coins Signature Auction- Long Beach Session(3), 1174/Lot# 4580 $646.25
2/22/2013 PCGS   Stack's Bowers The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, 181/Lot# 7197 $182.13
6/9/2013 PCGS XF 45   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131325/Lot# 23204 $205.63
1/19/2014 NGC Details AU Details  Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131404/Lot# 26160 $123.38
4/20/2014 PCGS VF 35   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/20/2014, 186/Lot# 188296 $116.60


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1859 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1231352012303115515977938821005117312191357163419492585398460487960118271839622532
127157211257391566662823923106111881265144917392161305146726685924914017197750
00000066282392310611188126514491739216130514672668592491401700
000000728852964111712041311154218442373351853607323105381620600
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 6048
Owner: Malibu Collector
 
Grade: MS 61
Points: 2079
Owner: JustMyType
 
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