1897 50C MS67

CERTIFICATION#: 16398766
PCGS#: 6477

Owner's Comments

Friend/CAC

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
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18
1
4
18
1
6
22
2
8
27
4
45+
305
50+
385
53+
430
55+
525
58+
875
62+
950
1
63+
1,150
65+
3,600
66+
11,000
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