1796 50C Overton 101 15 Stars MS63

CERTIFICATION#: -55309
PCGS#: 39261

Owner's Comments

PCGS grade. Sold by Bowers & Merena Apr '97 price realized $110,000. Lot #1673.

Expert Comments

Diameter: 32.50 millimeters Designer: Robert Scot/John Eckstein Edge: Lettered: FIFTY CENTS OR HALF A DOLLAR
Mintage: 934 Weight: 13.48 grams Metal Content: 90% Silver, 10% Copper
1
18,800
2
23,000
3
27,500
4
37,500
6
42,500
8
52,500
10
56,500
12
65,000
15
69,000
20
80,000
25
86,000
30
92,500
1
35
105,000
1
40
122,500
45
137,500
45+
140,000
50
150,000
50+
157,500
53
175,000
53+
182,500
55
210,000
55+
220,000
58
240,000
1
58+
245,000
60
265,000
61
280,000
62+
310,000
63
350,000
63+
475,000
64
575,000

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS66 estimated grade  
2 MS64 estimated grade  
3 MS63 PCGS grade  

J.M. Clapp - John H. Clapp - Clapp Estate, 1942 - Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection - Bowers & Merena 4/1997:1673, $110,000 - Heritage 8/2006:5222, $310,500

4 MS63 estimated grade  

Norman Stack's type set - Superior 8/1991:501, $198,000 - John Whitney Collection - Stack's 5/1999:1776, $120,750 - American Numismatic Rarities 9/2005:388, $310,500

5 MS62 estimated grade  

Bowers & Merena 3/1989:1990 - American Numismatic Rarities 8/2004:418, $189,750