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Coins Certified as of 6/26

My Coin #26594715

1896 50C AU58

CERTIFICATION#: 26594715
PCGS#: 6474

Owner's Comments

Expert Comments

David Akers: In my experience, this is the rarest P Mint Barber Half Dollar of the decade, especially in Gem condition, and it is even more rare than many of the more highly regarded mintmarked issues of the series.

Diameter: 30.00 millimeters Designer: Charles E. Barber Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 950,000 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 2,500 R-4.5 30 / 74 TIE 30 / 74 TIE
60 or Better 350 R-6.3 47 / 74 TIE 47 / 74 TIE
65 or Better 50 R-8.5 29 / 74 TIE 29 / 74 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS67 PCGS grade Dr. Thaine B. Price - David Akers 5/1998:136 - Dr. Steven Duckor - Heritage 8/2010:3185, $27,600
2 MS66 PCGS grade   John C. Hugon - Heritage 1/2005:4211, $12,650
2 MS66 PCGS grade   Dale Friend - Heritage 1/2009:3873, $12,650
2 MS66 PCGS grade  
5 MS66 estimated grade   Heritage 1/2009:3874, $14,375