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Coins Certified as of 7/24

My Coin #16398769

1898 50C MS66

CERTIFICATION#: 16398769
PCGS#: 6480

Owner's Comments

Price/CAC

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
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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 #2 All-Time PCGS Registry Set of Barber Half Dollars - Heritage 1/2009:3879, $57,500 - 
Greensboro Collection, Part VI - Heritage 10/2015:3284, $37,600
2 MS66+ PCGS grade Dale Friend - Dr. Peter Shireman
2 MS66+ PCGS grade
4 MS66 PCGS grade Dr. Thaine B. Price - David Akers 5/1998:142 - Dr. Steven Duckor - Heritage 8/2010:3191, $7,475
4 MS66 PCGS grade   Heritage 2/2007:3547, $6,900