1828 50C Square Base 2, Large 8s (Regular Strike)

Series: Capped Bust Half Dollars 1807-1839

PCGS MS66+

PCGS MS66+

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DATE COMPARISON

DATE COMPARISON

PCGS MS66

PCGS MS66

PCGS #:
6150
Designer:
John Reich
Edge:
Lettered: FIFTY CENTS OR HALF A DOLLAR
Diameter:
32.50 millimeters
Weight:
13.50 grams
Mintage:
3,075,200
Mint:
Philadelphia
Metal:
89.2% Silver, 10.8% Copper
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Rarity and Survival Estimates Learn More

Grades Survival
Estimate
Numismatic
Rarity
Relative Rarity
By Type
Relative Rarity
By Series
All Grades 750 R-5.5 16 / 72 TIE 17 / 78 TIE
60 or Better 40 R-8.7 29 / 72 TIE 30 / 78 TIE
65 or Better 4 R-9.8 19 / 72 TIE 20 / 78 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 750
60 or Better 40
65 or Better 4
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-5.5
60 or Better R-8.7
65 or Better R-9.8
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 16 / 72 TIE
60 or Better 29 / 72 TIE
65 or Better 19 / 72 TIE
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 17 / 78 TIE
60 or Better 30 / 78 TIE
65 or Better 20 / 78 TIE

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS66 PCGS grade
1 MS66 PCGS grade
1 MS66 PCGS grade
4 MS65+ PCGS grade
5 MS65 PCGS grade
5 MS65 PCGS grade
7 MS64 PCGS grade
7 MS64 PCGS grade
7 MS64 PCGS grade
7 MS64 PCGS grade
#1 MS66 PCGS grade
#1 MS66 PCGS grade
#1 MS66 PCGS grade
#4 MS65+ PCGS grade
#5 MS65 PCGS grade
#5 MS65 PCGS grade
#7 MS64 PCGS grade
#7 MS64 PCGS grade
#7 MS64 PCGS grade
#7 MS64 PCGS grade
Ron Guth:

Only two varieties qualify as an 1828 Square Base 2, Large 8: Overton 108 and Overton 109. All other Square Base 2 varieties are considered Small 8's.

Sources and/or recommended reading: Overton, A.C. (1990). Early half dollar die varieties 1794-1836 (3rd ed., pp. 436-451). Escondido, CA: Donald Parsley.