1898 50C AU58

CERTIFICATION#: 21199562
PCGS#: 6480

Owner's Comments

Expert Comments

David Akers: Mint state examples of this issue are not especially difficult to locate, but true Gems...are considerably more rare than generally believed. By no means is the 1898 a common date like the 1892 or certain other issues after 1907...

Diameter: 30.00 millimeters Designer: Charles E. Barber Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 2,956,000 Weight: 12.50 grams Metal Content: 90% Silver, 10% Copper
6
26
1
45+
315
50+
485
53+
540
55+
650
58+
970
62+
1,075
63+
1,275
1
64+
2,025
2
65+
4,150
66+
14,500
1
67
45,000
1

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades Survival Estimate Numismatic Rarity Relative Rarity by Type Relative Rarity by Series
All Grades 5,000 R-4.0 58 / 74 TIE 58 / 74 TIE
60 or Better 500 R-6.0 55 / 74 TIE 55 / 74 TIE
65 or Better 75 R-8.2 46 / 74 TIE 46 / 74 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS67 PCGS grade   Pinnacle Rarities - Dale Friend - Heritage 1/2009:3879, $57,500
2 MS66 PCGS grade Dr. Thaine B. Price - David Akers 5/1998:142 - Dr. Steven Duckor - Heritage 8/2010:3191, $7,475
2 MS66 PCGS grade Dale Friend - Dr. Peter Shireman
2 MS66 PCGS grade   Heritage 2/2007:3547, $6,900
2 MS66 PCGS grade   Heritage 1/2005:7447, $6,900