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1821 50C (Regular Strike)

Series: Capped Bust Half Dollars 1807-1839

PCGS MS66+

PCGS MS66+

PCGS MS65+

PCGS MS65+

PCGS MS65

PCGS MS65

PCGS #:
6128
Designer:
John Reich
Edge:
Lettered: FIFTY CENTS OR HALF A DOLLAR
Diameter:
32.50 millimeters
Weight:
13.50 grams
Mintage:
1,305,797
Metal:
89.2% Silver, 10.8% Copper
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Grades Survival
Estimate
Numismatic
Rarity
Relative Rarity
By Type
Relative Rarity
By Series
All Grades 5,000 R-4.0 57 / 72 TIE 61 / 78 TIE
60 or Better 175 R-7.2 51 / 72 54 / 78
65 or Better 9 R-9.6 36 / 72 TIE 37 / 78 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 5,000
60 or Better 175
65 or Better 9
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-4.0
60 or Better R-7.2
65 or Better R-9.6
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 57 / 72 TIE
60 or Better 51 / 72
65 or Better 36 / 72 TIE
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 61 / 78 TIE
60 or Better 54 / 78
65 or Better 37 / 78 TIE

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS66+ PCGS grade

Bowers & Merena 11/1990:263 - Douglas L. Noblet Collection - Bowers & Merena 1/1999:34 (as PCGS MS65), $9,200 - David W. Akers, sold privately in 8/2002 - D. Brent Pogue Collection

2 MS66 PCGS grade
2 MS66 PCGS grade
4 MS65 PCGS grade
4 MS65 PCGS grade
4 MS65 PCGS grade
4 MS65 estimated grade
8 MS64 PCGS grade MS64 PCGS grade
8 MS64 PCGS grade PCGS #6128 (MS)     64
8 MS64 PCGS grade MS64 PCGS grade

Heritage 1/2011:3663, $3,220

#1 MS66+ PCGS grade

Bowers & Merena 11/1990:263 - Douglas L. Noblet Collection - Bowers & Merena 1/1999:34 (as PCGS MS65), $9,200 - David W. Akers, sold privately in 8/2002 - D. Brent Pogue Collection

#2 MS66 PCGS grade
#2 MS66 PCGS grade
#4 MS65 PCGS grade
#4 MS65 PCGS grade
#4 MS65 PCGS grade
#4 MS65 estimated grade
MS64 PCGS grade #8 MS64 PCGS grade
PCGS #6128 (MS)     64 #8 MS64 PCGS grade
MS64 PCGS grade #8 MS64 PCGS grade

Heritage 1/2011:3663, $3,220