1939-S 50C Arkansas MS66

CERTIFICATION#: 21038641
PCGS#: 9251

Owner's Comments

Expert Comments

David Hall: With an original mintage of only 2105 coins, the 1939-S Arkansas is obviously a rare coin despite the fact that nearly the entire mintage survives to this day. Most survivors grade MS63 to MS66 and have the typical subdued grey frosty "Arkansas" luster. Circulated examples are virtually unknown Superb Gem MS66 specimens are scarce. The 1939-S is the most easily obtainable of the three 1939 Arkansas issues.

 

Diameter: 30.60 millimeters Designer: Edward Everett Burr & Emily Bates Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 2,105 Weight: 12.50 grams Metal Content: 90% Silver, 10% Copper

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades Survival Estimate Numismatic Rarity Relative Rarity by Type Relative Rarity by Series
All Grades 1,800 R-4.6 3 / 144 TIE 3 / 144 TIE
60 or Better 1,425 R-4.8 1 / 144 TIE 1 / 144 TIE
65 or Better 620 R-5.7 4 / 144 TIE 4 / 144 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS67+ PCGS grade
2 MS67 PCGS grade
2 MS67 PCGS grade
2 MS67 PCGS grade  
2 MS67 PCGS grade