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: $5.58 (2/11/2016)
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
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Base $ 32.00 48.00 55.00 70.00 135 215 245 265 340 525 650 880 1575 4400 8000 23750 - - -
$ 155 - 255 280 370 - 700 970 1675 4800 8800 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 267
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
1/12/2005 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2005 Ft. Lauderdale FL. (FUN) Signature Sale #360, 360/Lot# 7348 $805.00
2/20/2005 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg February 20-23, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 28/Lot# 1273 $1,035.00
4/9/2007 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2007 Dallas, TX Signature Coin Auction #450, 450/Lot# 776 $1,265.00
5/9/2010 PCGS Genuine Genuine   Teletrade Auction 2850, 2850/Lot# 2060 $80.50
4/29/2012 PCGS XF 40   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131219/Lot# 25174 $161.00
7/27/2013 NGC MS 64   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 2195 $1,292.50
3/30/2014 PCGS VF 30   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/30/2014, 184/Lot# 182610 $123.20
11/2/2014 PCGS AU 55   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 828, 837/Lot# 10401 $300.00


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