1900-S 50C AU58

CERTIFICATION#: 20470025
PCGS#: 6488

Owner's Comments

Last of the philippines dates - very under rated Amazing Luster

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
2
20
3
18
1
8
29
2
45+
335
50+
475
53+
540
55+
685
58+
950
60
1,000
1
61
1,150
4
62+
1,600
1
63+
2,850
64+
4,900
65+
9,450
66+
19,000
67+
50,000
1

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   Dennis Nagy - Dale Friend - Heritage 1/2009:3886, $12,650
2 MS66 PCGS grade  
2 MS66 PCGS grade  
5 MS66 estimated grade  

Purchased by J.M. Clapp directly from the San Francisco Mint in 1900 - John H. Clapp - Clapp estate, 1942 - Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. - Bowers & Merena 4/1997:2090 - John C. Hugon - Heritage 1/2005:4225, $23,000