1950 50C PR66

CERTIFICATION#: 05807614
PCGS#: 6691

Owner's Comments

Expert Comments

Ron Guth: In 1950, the U.S. Mint resumed production of Proof coins, having completed the striking of war medals for distribution during and after World War II.  Interest in the new Proof sets was much higher than it had been in 1942, and the U.S. economy had improved dramatically, thus the mintage of the 1950 Proof Set exceeded 50,000 units, surpassing all previous records.

Most Proof 1950 Half Dollars have a brilliant finish.  Less than one-tenth of the certified examples have a Cameo finish, and only a small handful have a Deep Cameo Finish.

Diameter: 30.00 millimeters Designer: John R. Sinnock/John Frederick Lewis Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 51,386 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 36,000 R-2.6 2 / 16 TIE 2 / 16 TIE
60 or Better 36,000 R-2.6 2 / 16 TIE 2 / 16 TIE
65 or Better 10,800 R-2.9 3 / 16 TIE 3 / 16 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 PR67 PCGS grade
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1 PR67 PCGS grade  
1 PR67 PCGS grade