1893 50C Columbian MS64 Certification #22109448, PCGS #9297

Expert Comments

David Hall

Although there were 500,000 more 1893 Columbians struck than were struck of the 1892 Columbians, the 1893 is somewhat scarcer in all grades MS63 thru MS67. My speculation is that many of the 1893s were unsold and were placed into circulation. And indeed, the 1893s are more common in grades below MS63. The 1893 Columbians come with all types of looks. The can be frosty or occasionally semi-proof-like. They are found with all shades of toning and varying degrees of attractiveness (or ugliness as the case may be). Hold out for attractive, sharply struck specimens as they definitely exist and the wait won't be that long for the right coin.

 

PCGS #
9297
Designer
Charles E. Barber/George T. Morgan
Edge
Reeded
Diameter
30.60 millimeters
Weight
12.50 grams
Mintage
1550405
Metal
90% Silver, 10% Copper
Pop Higher
1076
Pop Lower
4927
Region
The United States of America
Price Guide
PCGS Population
Auctions - PCGS Graded
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Rarity and Survival Estimates Learn More

Grades
65 or Better 400000 R-1.7 140 / 144 TIE 140 / 144 TIE
All Grades 42500 R-2.5 121 / 144 TIE 121 / 144 TIE
60 or Better 4375 R-4.1 79 / 144 TIE 79 / 144 TIE
65 or Better 400000
All Grades 42500
60 or Better 4375
65 or Better R-1.7
All Grades R-2.5
60 or Better R-4.1
65 or Better 140 / 144 TIE
All Grades 121 / 144 TIE
60 or Better 79 / 144 TIE
65 or Better 140 / 144 TIE
All Grades 121 / 144 TIE
60 or Better 79 / 144 TIE

Condition Census Learn More

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS67+ PCGS grade MS67+ PCGS grade

San Diego Collection

1 MS67+ PCGS grade

J&L Collection

2 MS67 PCGS grade MS67 PCGS grade
2 MS67 PCGS grade PCGS #9297 (MS)     67
2 MS67 PCGS grade
MS67+ PCGS grade #1 MS67+ PCGS grade

San Diego Collection

#1 MS67+ PCGS grade

J&L Collection

MS67 PCGS grade #2 MS67 PCGS grade
PCGS #9297 (MS)     67 #2 MS67 PCGS grade
#2 MS67 PCGS grade