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1862 50C (Regular Strike)

Series: Liberty Seated Half Dollars 1839-1891

PCGS MS65

PCGS MS65

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PCGS MS64+

PCGS MS64+

PCGS MS64

PCGS MS64

PCGS #:
6307
Designer:
Thomas Sully/Christian Gobrecht
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
30.00 millimeters
Weight:
12.40 grams
Mintage:
253,000
Mint:
Philadelphia
Metal:
90% Silver, 10% Copper
Major Varieties

Die Varieties

Current Auctions - PCGS Graded
Current Auctions - NGC Graded
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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 1,000 R-5.0 50 / 66 TIE 81 / 126 TIE
60 or Better 150 R-7.5 59 / 66 94 / 126 TIE
65 or Better 20 R-9.1 41 / 66 TIE 73 / 126 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 1,000
60 or Better 150
65 or Better 20
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-5.0
60 or Better R-7.5
65 or Better R-9.1
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 50 / 66 TIE
60 or Better 59 / 66
65 or Better 41 / 66 TIE
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 81 / 126 TIE
60 or Better 94 / 126 TIE
65 or Better 73 / 126 TIE

Condition Census What Is This?

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

Jim O’Neal Collection - Heritage 4/2013:4274, $28,200

7 MS65 PCGS grade

Heritage 7/2009:1624, $6,325 - Malibu Collection - Bowers & Merena 11/2010:2038, $5,462.50 - Richard Jewell Collection - Stack's/Bowers 7/2013:4179, $7,050

7 MS65 PCGS grade
7 MS65 PCGS grade
7 MS65 PCGS grade
#1 MS66 PCGS grade
#1 MS66 PCGS grade
#1 MS66 PCGS grade
#1 MS66 PCGS grade
#1 MS66 PCGS grade
#1 MS66 estimated grade

Jim O’Neal Collection - Heritage 4/2013:4274, $28,200

#7 MS65 PCGS grade

Heritage 7/2009:1624, $6,325 - Malibu Collection - Bowers & Merena 11/2010:2038, $5,462.50 - Richard Jewell Collection - Stack's/Bowers 7/2013:4179, $7,050

#7 MS65 PCGS grade
#7 MS65 PCGS grade
#7 MS65 PCGS grade
Ron Guth:

Despite a relatively low mintage, the 1862 Half Dollar can be found in nice condition with relative ease. This is refelcted in the PCGS CoinFacts Condition Census, where the lowest grade among the best Top Ten coins is MS65 and the top examples are four PCGS MS66s.