1862 50C MS63 Certification #10249271, PCGS #6307

Owner's Comments

Wild Green and Orange Tone, The most eye appealing 1862 seated half I have ever seen!!!!

Expert Comments

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. 

Diameter
30.00 millimeters
Designer
Thomas Sully/Christian Gobrecht
Edge
Reeded
Mintage
253000
Weight
12.40 grams
Metal Content
90% Silver, 10% Copper
Region
The United States of America
Pop Higher
32
Pop Lower
166
Price Guide
PCGS Population
Auctions - PCGS Graded
Auctions - NGC Graded

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades
65 or Better 1000 R-5.0 50 / 66 TIE 81 / 126 TIE
All Grades 150 R-7.5 59 / 66 94 / 126 TIE
60 or Better 20 R-9.1 41 / 66 TIE 73 / 126 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS66 PCGS grade
1 MS66 PCGS grade
1 MS66 PCGS grade
1 MS66 PCGS grade
1 MS66 PCGS grade