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SERIES: Draped Bust Half Dollars 1796-1807
LEVEL: Minor Variety or Die Variety

1796 50C Overton 101 15 Stars (Regular Strike)

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PCGS MS62

PCGS AU58
PCGS #:
39261
Diameter:
32.50 millimeters
Designer:
Robert Scot/John Eckstein
Weight:
13.48 grams
Edge:
Lettered: FIFTY CENTS OR HALF A DOLLAR
Mintage:
934
Metal Content:
90% Silver, 10% Copper
Auction Record:
$282,000 • NGC MS62 • 10-27-2014 • Heritage
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Condition Census (Explain) Show more rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS66 estimated grade  
2 MS64 estimated grade  
3 MS63 PCGS grade  

J.M. Clapp - John H. Clapp - Clapp Estate, 1942 - Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection - Bowers & Merena 4/1997:1673, $110,000 - Heritage 8/2006:5222, $310,500

4 MS63 estimated grade  

Norman Stack's type set - Superior 8/1991:501, $198,000 - John Whitney Collection - Stack's 5/1999:1776, $120,750 - American Numismatic Rarities 9/2005:388, $310,500

5 MS62 PCGS grade

Bowers & Merena 3/1989:1990 - American Numismatic Rarities 8/2004:418, $189,750 - Southwest Collection - Heritage 2/2008:528, $373,750 - D. Brent Pogue Collection - Stack’s/Bowers & Sotheby’s 5/2015:1101

Condition Census (Explain) Show fewer rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS66 estimated grade  
2 MS64 estimated grade  
3 MS63 PCGS grade  

J.M. Clapp - John H. Clapp - Clapp Estate, 1942 - Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection - Bowers & Merena 4/1997:1673, $110,000 - Heritage 8/2006:5222, $310,500

4 MS63 estimated grade  

Norman Stack's type set - Superior 8/1991:501, $198,000 - John Whitney Collection - Stack's 5/1999:1776, $120,750 - American Numismatic Rarities 9/2005:388, $310,500

5 MS62 PCGS grade

Bowers & Merena 3/1989:1990 - American Numismatic Rarities 8/2004:418, $189,750 - Southwest Collection - Heritage 2/2008:528, $373,750 - D. Brent Pogue Collection - Stack’s/Bowers & Sotheby’s 5/2015:1101

6 MS62 estimated grade  

Waldo C. Newcomer - Colonel E.H.R. Green - T. James Clarke - New Netherlands 4/1956:1195 - Norweb Collection - Bowers & Merena 11/1988:3024 - Bowers & Merena “Dennis Irving Long Collection” 1/1990:256 - Stack's 10/2000:876 - American Numismatic Rarities “Frog Run Farm Collection” 11/2004:1236, $201,250 - Bowers & Merena 11/2010:1908, $299,000