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1872-S 50C AU50

CERTIFICATION#: 05280489
PCGS #: 6335

Diameter

30.00 millimeters
Designer

Thomas Sully/Christian Gobrecht
Edge

Reeded
Mintage

580000
Weight

12.40 grams
Metal Content

90% Silver, 10% Copper
Country

The United States of America
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Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades Survival Estimate Numismatic Rarity Relative Rarity by Type Relative Rarity by Series
65 or Better 500 R-6.0 14 / 45 TIE 36 / 126 TIE
All Grades 30 R-8.9 9 / 45 TIE 32 / 126 TIE
60 or Better 2 R-9.9 2 / 45 12 / 126 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS66+ PCGS grade MS66+ PCGS grade

Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection - Bowers & Merena's 4/1997:2021, $13,200 - George "Buddy" Byers Collection - Stack’s 10/2006:1243 - Eugene H. Gardner Collection - Heritage 6/2014:30515, $29,375 - Stack's/Bowers & Sotheby's 10/2015:40, not sold - Stack's/Bowers & Sotheby's 2/2016:131, not sold - Stack's/Bowers 4/2016:13082, not sold - D.L. Hansen Collection

2 MS65 PCGS grade

Lyman H. Low 7/2003:??? - J. M. Clapp Collection - John H. Clapp Collection, sold intact in 1942 - Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection - Bowers & Merena 4/1997:2020, $8,250 - Bowers & Merena 11/2010:2052, $20,700

2 MS65 PCGS grade
2 MS65 estimated grade

"Colonel" E.H.R. Green Collection - Partnership of Eric P. Newman & B.G. Johnson (d.b.a. St. Louis Stamp & Coin Co.) - Eric P. Newman, who paid $25.00 - Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society - Heritage 11/2013:33478, $21,150

5 MS64 PCGS grade MS64 PCGS grade

Douglas Noblet Collection - Heritage 5/2005:7109 - Dick Osburn Collection - Stack's/Bowers 8/2011:7109, $6,900