1844 1/2C Original, BN PR66BN

CERTIFICATION#: 27384378
PCGS#: 1272

Owner's Comments

Expert Comments

Diameter: 23.00 millimeters Designer: Christian Gobrecht Edge: Plain
Mintage: 16 Weight: 5.44 grams Metal Content: Copper
50
2,500
1
50+
2,650
53
2,900
53+
3,000
55
3,200
55+
3,300
58
3,500
58+
3,650
60
3,900
61
4,000
62
4,250
62+
4,350
63+
5,800
64
8,000
2
64+
8,500
65+
15,000
66
19,500
1

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades Survival Estimate Numismatic Rarity Relative Rarity by Type Relative Rarity by Series
All Grades 10 R-9.5 11 / 30 TIE 11 / 30 TIE
60 or Better 10 R-9.5 11 / 30 TIE 11 / 30 TIE
65 or Better 0 R-10.1 1 / 30 1 / 30

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 PR66BN PCGS grade

Howard Rounds Newcomb (valued by Newcomb at $65), sold privately in 1935 - B. Max Mehl, sold privately in 1935 - Col. E. H. R. Green Collection (appraised by F. C. C. Boyd for the Green Estate at $15 on 8/9/1937), sold in 4/1943 for $30.01 - Partnership of Eric P. Newman & Burdette G. Johnson (St. Louis Stamp & Coin Co.) - Eric P. Newman Collection - Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society - Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 44.1.2) - Goldbergs 1/2014:168, $71,875

2 PR64BN PCGS grade  
2 PR64BN PCGS grade  
2 PR64BN estimated grade   American Numismatic Rarities 7/2003:100, $5,980
2 PR64BN estimated grade  

Heritage 10/2014:4597, $14,687.50