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Coins Certified as of 5/25

My Coin #18370900

1900-S 50C G4

CERTIFICATION#: 18370900
PCGS#: 6488

Owner's Comments

Expert Comments

David Akers: The 1900-S is one of the unheralded rarities of the Barber Half Dollar series. It actually ranks in the top 20% of the series in terms of overall mint state rarity and Gems are especially elusive, very similar actually to Gems of the 1900-O issue.

Diameter: 30.00 millimeters Designer: Charles E. Barber Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 2,560,322 Weight: 12.50 grams Metal Content: 90% Silver, 10% Copper
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Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades Survival Estimate Numismatic Rarity Relative Rarity by Type Relative Rarity by Series
All Grades 3,000 R-4.4 40 / 74 TIE 40 / 74 TIE
60 or Better 200 R-7.0 12 / 74 TIE 12 / 74 TIE
65 or Better 40 R-8.7 16 / 74 TIE 16 / 74 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS67+ PCGS grade Dr. Thaine B. Price - David Akers 5/1998:150 - Dr. Steven Duckor - Heritage 8/2010:3199, $57,500
2 MS66 PCGS grade

Joseph O'Connor, sold privately in 6/2003 - Eugene H. Gardner Collection, Part IV - Heritage 10/2015:98746, $14,100

2 MS66 PCGS grade  

Dennis Nagy -  Dale Friend #2 All-Time PCGS Registry Set of Barber Half Dollars - Heritage 1/2009:3886, $12,650 - Greensboro Collection, Part VI - Heritage 10/2015:3290, $9,987.50

2 MS66 PCGS grade  
5 MS66 estimated grade  

Purchased directly from the San Francisco Mint by John M. Clapp Collection - John H. Clapp Collection, sold intact in 1942 - Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection - Bowers & Merena 4/1997:2090, $20,900 - John C. Hugon Collection - Heritage 1/2005:4225, $23,000 - Eugene H. Gardner Collection - Heritage 5/2015:98526, $22,325