1838 50C Reeded Edge (Regular Strike)

Series: Capped Bust Half Dollars 1807-1839

PCGS MS66+

PCGS MS66+

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PCGS MS66

PCGS MS66

PCGS MS66

PCGS MS66

PCGS #:
6177
Designer:
Christian Gobrecht
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
30.00 millimeters
Weight:
13.36 grams
Mintage:
3,546,000
Mint:
Philadelphia
Metal:
90% Silver, 10% 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 7,500 R-3.5 4 / 4 71 / 78
60 or Better 400 R-6.2 4 / 4 64 / 78 TIE
65 or Better 15 R-9.3 3 / 4 48 / 78 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 7,500
60 or Better 400
65 or Better 15
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-3.5
60 or Better R-6.2
65 or Better R-9.3
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 4 / 4
60 or Better 4 / 4
65 or Better 3 / 4
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 71 / 78
60 or Better 64 / 78 TIE
65 or Better 48 / 78 TIE

Condition Census What Is This?

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

Harlan P. Smith Collection - S.H. & H. Chapman 5/1906:??? - John M. Clapp Collection - John H. Clapp Collection, sold intact in 1942 - Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection - Bowers & Merena 4/1997:1910 - Superior 2/2005:4233, not sold - Dr. Charles Link Collection

2 MS66 PCGS grade

Richard Burdick, sold privately in 11/2008 - D. Brent Pogue Collection - Stack's/Bowers & Sotheby's 5/2016:4006, $44,650 - Dr. Charles Link Collection

2 MS66 PCGS grade

Dr. Charles Link Collection

2 MS66 PCGS grade MS66 PCGS grade

High Desert Collection (PCGS Set Registry)

2 MS66 estimated grade

Superior 2/2005:4233, not sold

6 MS65 PCGS grade MS65 PCGS grade

Dale Friend Collection

6 MS65 PCGS grade

Bowers & Merena 8/2010:546, $18,977.30

6 MS65 PCGS grade
6 MS65 PCGS grade
6 MS65 PCGS grade
MS66+ PCGS grade #1 MS66+ PCGS grade

Harlan P. Smith Collection - S.H. & H. Chapman 5/1906:??? - John M. Clapp Collection - John H. Clapp Collection, sold intact in 1942 - Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection - Bowers & Merena 4/1997:1910 - Superior 2/2005:4233, not sold - Dr. Charles Link Collection

#2 MS66 PCGS grade

Richard Burdick, sold privately in 11/2008 - D. Brent Pogue Collection - Stack's/Bowers & Sotheby's 5/2016:4006, $44,650 - Dr. Charles Link Collection

#2 MS66 PCGS grade

Dr. Charles Link Collection

MS66 PCGS grade #2 MS66 PCGS grade

High Desert Collection (PCGS Set Registry)

#2 MS66 estimated grade

Superior 2/2005:4233, not sold

MS65 PCGS grade #6 MS65 PCGS grade

Dale Friend Collection

#6 MS65 PCGS grade

Bowers & Merena 8/2010:546, $18,977.30

#6 MS65 PCGS grade
#6 MS65 PCGS grade
#6 MS65 PCGS grade