1850 50C (Proof)

Series: Liberty Seated Half Dollars 1839-1891

PR65 estimated grade<BR>Image courtesy of <a href="http://www.ha.com" target="_blank">Heritage Numismatic Auctions</a>

PR65 estimated grade
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PCGS PR64

PCGS PR64

PCGS PR62

PCGS PR62

PCGS #:
6394
Designer:
Thomas Sully/Christian Gobrecht
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
30.00 millimeters
Weight:
13.36 grams
Mintage:
5
Mint:
Philadelphia
Metal:
90% Silver, 10% Copper
Major Varieties

Current Auctions - PCGS Graded
Current Auctions - NGC Graded
For Sale Now at Collectors Corner - PCGS Graded
For Sale Now at Collectors Corner - NGC Graded

Rarity and Survival Estimates Learn More

Grades Survival
Estimate
Numismatic
Rarity
Relative Rarity
By Type
Relative Rarity
By Series
All Grades 2 R-9.9 2 / 23 TIE 2 / 55 TIE
60 or Better 2 R-9.9 2 / 23 TIE 2 / 55 TIE
65 or Better 0 R-10.1 1 / 23 1 / 55
Survival Estimate
All Grades 2
60 or Better 2
65 or Better
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-9.9
60 or Better R-9.9
65 or Better R-10.1
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 2 / 23 TIE
60 or Better 2 / 23 TIE
65 or Better 1 / 23
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 2 / 55 TIE
60 or Better 2 / 55 TIE
65 or Better 1 / 55

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 PR65 estimated grade

Barney Bluestone 6/1947 - John Jay Pittman - David Akers 5/1998:1539 - Phil Kaufman Collection - Heritage 1/2008:3036, $161,000 - Heritage 1/2013:5665, $85,187.50

1 PR64 PCGS grade

Stack’s 11/1954:2137 - Stack's 9/1999:704, $1,208 - Stack's 7/2009:586, $34,500 - Eugene H. Gardner Collection, Part III - Heritage 5/2015:98502, $19,975 - Austinpavlik2002 Collection - D.L. Hansen Collection

3 PR63 estimated grade
3 PR63 estimated grade
5 PR62 PCGS grade

Heritage 7/2008:563, $14,950 - Stack's/Bowers 8/2014:13099, not sold

6 PR61 PCGS grade

Heritage 4/2015:5094, $11,162.50

7 PR60 estimated grade
#1 PR65 estimated grade

Barney Bluestone 6/1947 - John Jay Pittman - David Akers 5/1998:1539 - Phil Kaufman Collection - Heritage 1/2008:3036, $161,000 - Heritage 1/2013:5665, $85,187.50

#1 PR64 PCGS grade

Stack’s 11/1954:2137 - Stack's 9/1999:704, $1,208 - Stack's 7/2009:586, $34,500 - Eugene H. Gardner Collection, Part III - Heritage 5/2015:98502, $19,975 - Austinpavlik2002 Collection - D.L. Hansen Collection

#3 PR63 estimated grade
#3 PR63 estimated grade
#5 PR62 PCGS grade

Heritage 7/2008:563, $14,950 - Stack's/Bowers 8/2014:13099, not sold

#6 PR61 PCGS grade

Heritage 4/2015:5094, $11,162.50

#7 PR60 estimated grade
Jaime Hernandez:

The 1850 Proof Seated Liberty Half is extremely rare. About a handful of examples are believed to exist. So collectors should not be picky when it comes to obtaining this coin, as it seldom shows up in the coin market.