Expert Comments

David Hall

The 1950-S is somewhat scacer in Gem condition than the earlier San Francisco Mint issues. Like most of the S-Mints of the 1950s, strike can be a problem. Many of the survivors are somewhat softly struck. A full struck Gem is definitely a premium coin.

Diameter
24.30 millimeters
Designer
John Flanagan
Edge
Reeded
Mintage
10284004
Weight
6.30 grams
Metal Content
90% Silver, 10% Copper
Region
The United States of America
Pop Higher
22
Pop Lower
2397
Price Guide
PCGS Population
Auctions - PCGS Graded
Auctions - NGC Graded

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades
65 or Better 1028000 R-1.0 35 / 93 TIE 35 / 93 TIE
All Grades 28000 R-2.7 18 / 93 TIE 18 / 93 TIE
60 or Better 13000 R-2.9 57 / 93 TIE 57 / 93 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS67+ PCGS grade MS67+ PCGS grade
1 MS67+ PCGS grade
1 MS67+ PCGS grade
4 MS67 PCGS grade PCGS #5844 (MS)     67
4 MS67 PCGS grade MS67 PCGS grade