3
1
9
8
7
9
2
3
Coins Certified as of 2/7

My Coin #16167899

1897 50C AU58

CERTIFICATION#: 16167899
PCGS#: 6477

Owner's Comments

Expert Comments

David Akers: This is one of the more common Philadelphia Mint Barber Half Dollars of this decade, but Gem quality examples...are still surprisingly rare.

Diameter: 30.00 millimeters Designer: Charles E. Barber Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 2,480,000 Weight: 12.50 grams Metal Content: 90% Silver, 10% Copper
2
18
2
3
16
1
4
18
3
6
22
3
8
27
4
10
32
11
12
59
9
25
150
14
45+
300
50+
380
53+
435
55+
510
58+
775
62+
895
1
63+
1,175
65+
2,950
66+
9,500
1

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades Survival Estimate Numismatic Rarity Relative Rarity by Type Relative Rarity by Series
All Grades 4,500 R-4.1 57 / 74 57 / 74
60 or Better 500 R-6.0 55 / 74 TIE 55 / 74 TIE
65 or Better 150 R-7.5 64 / 74 TIE 64 / 74 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS67 PCGS grade Dale Friend 9/2002 - Dr. Steven Duckor - Heritage 8/2010:3188, $27,600
1 MS67 PCGS grade
3 MS66 PCGS grade
3 MS66 PCGS grade   John C. Hugon - Heritage 1/2005:4214, $5,462.50
3 MS66 PCGS grade   Adrian Crane - Dr. Peter Shireman