1815/2 50C Overton 101a AU58

CERTIFICATION#: 50152171
PCGS#: 39492

Owner's Comments

O-101A, Rarity 3. From Stack's Orlando Auction, 1/05/2009 - Medium gray and lilac toning over lustrous surfaces, with some hints of blue around the border. A lovely example, indeed one of the finest graded by PCGS, of this key issue. Among the different years in the Capped Bust series, continuously from 1807 to 1836, except for 1816 (when none were minted), the 1815 is far and away the scarcest. All are from a single die, overdated as 1815/2.

Expert Comments

Diameter: 32.50 millimeters Designer: John Reich Edge: Lettered: FIFTY CENTS OR HALF A DOLLAR
Mintage: 47,150 Weight: 13.50 grams Metal Content: 89.2% Silver, 10.8% Copper
4
1,200
6
1,500
8
2,050
10
2,750
12
3,350
15
3,600
25
5,450
30
5,950
35
6,700
40
8,000
45
8,700
2
45+
8,900
50+
12,000
53
13,500
1
53+
14,000
55
18,500
55+
19,500
58
26,000
2
58+
27,500
60
32,000
61
36,000
62
45,000
62+
47,500
63
59,000
1
63+
62,500
64+
125,000
65
160,000

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS65 estimated grade  
2 MS64+ PCGS grade

"Colonel" E.H.R. Green - Green Estate - Partnership of Eric P. Newman & B.G. Johnson (St. Louis Stamp & Coin Co.) - Eric P. Newman, who paid $50.00 - Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society - Heritage 11/2013:33446, $117,500

3 MS63 estimated grade  
4 MS62 estimated grade  
4 MS62 estimated grade