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: $5.91 (5/27/2016)
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: 269
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
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Sale / Lot
Price
8/6/2001 NGC MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2001 Atlanta, GA Signature Sale #267, 267/Lot# 6191 $2,415.00
6/13/2005 NGC MS 65   Teletrade Auction 2052, 2052/Lot# 1370 $2,585.00
12/22/2008 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 312, 318/Lot# 1055 $333.50
9/4/2011 NGC Details XF Details  Goldberg September 4-6, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 65/Lot# 1275 $92.00
11/25/2012 PCGS XF 40   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 11/25/2012, 50/Lot# 82640 $138.60
11/6/2014 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2014 November 6 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Beverly Hills Session(3), 1211/Lot# 4290 $2,850.55
8/11/2015 PCGS   Stack's Bowers 2015 Chicago ANA, 6104/Lot# 438 $4,700.00
3/3/2016 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2016 March 3 - 6 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(4), 1233/Lot# 7425 $540.50


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