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1861-O 50C CSA Obverse (Regular Strike)

Series: Liberty Seated Half Dollars 1839-1891

PCGS MS60

PCGS MS60

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OBVERSE DETAIL

OBVERSE DETAIL

PCGS AU58

PCGS AU58

PCGS #:
39968
Designer:
Thomas Sully/Christian Gobrecht
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
30.00 millimeters
Weight:
12.40 grams
Mintage:
2,532,633
Mint:
New Orleans
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 50 R-8.5 3 / 66 3 / 126 TIE
60 or Better 2 R-9.9 2 / 66 TIE 3 / 126 TIE
65 or Better 0 R-10.1 1 / 66 1 / 126
Survival Estimate
All Grades 50
60 or Better 2
65 or Better
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-8.5
60 or Better R-9.9
65 or Better R-10.1
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 3 / 66
60 or Better 2 / 66 TIE
65 or Better 1 / 66
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 3 / 126 TIE
60 or Better 3 / 126 TIE
65 or Better 1 / 126

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS63 PCGS grade
2 MS62 PCGS grade

Heritage 1/2011:5561, $13,800 - Eugene H. Gardner Collection, Part II - Heritage 10/2014:98502, $16,450

3 MS62 estimated grade
4 MS60 PCGS grade
5 AU58 PCGS grade
5 AU58 PCGS grade
5 AU58 PCGS grade
5 AU58 estimated grade
9 AU55 PCGS grade AU55 PCGS grade

Dick Osburn Collection -
Stack's/Bowers 8/2011:7077, $8,050

9 AU55 PCGS grade
#1 MS63 PCGS grade
#2 MS62 PCGS grade

Heritage 1/2011:5561, $13,800 - Eugene H. Gardner Collection, Part II - Heritage 10/2014:98502, $16,450

#3 MS62 estimated grade
#4 MS60 PCGS grade
#5 AU58 PCGS grade
#5 AU58 PCGS grade
#5 AU58 PCGS grade
#5 AU58 estimated grade
AU55 PCGS grade #9 AU55 PCGS grade

Dick Osburn Collection -
Stack's/Bowers 8/2011:7077, $8,050

#9 AU55 PCGS grade
Ron Guth:

This coin shares an obverse with the four known Confederate Half Dollars. All examples have a diagnostic die crack that runs diagonally from the bridge of Liberty's nose upwards and to the left until it hits the denticles.