1871 50C, CAM (Proof)

Series: Liberty Seated Half Dollars 1839-1891

PCGS PR65+CAM

PCGS PR65+CAM

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PCGS PR65+CAM

PCGS PR65+CAM

PCGS PR65+CAM

PCGS PR65+CAM

PCGS #:
86429
Designer:
Thomas Sully/Christian Gobrecht
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
30.00 millimeters
Weight:
12.40 grams
Mintage:
960
Mint:
Philadelphia
Metal:
90% Silver, 10% Copper
Major Varieties

Current Auctions - PCGS Graded
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Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 PR67+CAM PCGS grade
2 PR66CAM PCGS grade
2 PR66CAM estimated grade

American Numismatic Rarities 5/2005:286, $12,650

4 PR65+CAM PCGS grade

Stack's/Bowers 11/2017:10063, $12,000 - Heritage 2/2018:3916, $10,801

4 PR65+CAM PCGS grade

Heritage 12/2010:3695, $8,050 - “Perfection 8B” Collection (PCGS Set Registry)

4 PR65+CAM PCGS grade
4 PR65+CAM PCGS grade
8 PR64+CAM PCGS grade
8 PR64+CAM PCGS grade
10 PR64CAM PCGS grade
#1 PR67+CAM PCGS grade
#2 PR66CAM PCGS grade
#2 PR66CAM estimated grade

American Numismatic Rarities 5/2005:286, $12,650

#4 PR65+CAM PCGS grade

Stack's/Bowers 11/2017:10063, $12,000 - Heritage 2/2018:3916, $10,801

#4 PR65+CAM PCGS grade

Heritage 12/2010:3695, $8,050 - “Perfection 8B” Collection (PCGS Set Registry)

#4 PR65+CAM PCGS grade
#4 PR65+CAM PCGS grade
#8 PR64+CAM PCGS grade
#8 PR64+CAM PCGS grade
#10 PR64CAM PCGS grade
Ron Guth:

In 1871, the mintage of Proof Half Dollars dropped to 960 pieces, just a small decrease from the previous year. However, in real terms, Proof 1871 Half Dollars are definitely scarcer than the 1870's, at least in terms of the total number of certified pieces. The overall quality of this year is slightly lower, as well, with a surprising number of PR62's on the market (these are Proofs that were mis-handled, hairlined, or otherwise impaired). To it's credit, this was the first year in awhile where Cameo Proofs begin showing up in greater abundace. Deep Cameo 1871 Half Dollars also exist, but they are very rare.