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SERIES: Liberty Seated Half Dollars 1839-1891
LEVEL: Year, MintMark, & Major Variety

1861-O 50C CSA Obverse (Regular Strike)

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PCGS MS60

OBVERSE DETAIL

PCGS AU58
PCGS #:
39968
Diameter:
30.00 millimeters
Designer:
Thomas Sully/Christian Gobrecht
Weight:
12.40 grams
Edge:
Reeded
Mintage:
2,532,633
Metal Content:
90% Silver, 10% Copper
Auction Record:
$16,450 • PCGS MS62 • 10-27-2014 • Heritage
Rarity and Survival Estimates (Explain)
Grades Survival
Estimate 
Numismatic
Rarity 
Relative Rarity
By Type 
Relative Rarity
By Series 
All Grades 50 R-8.5 3 / 66 3 / 126 TIE
60 or Better 2 R-9.9 2 / 66 TIE 3 / 126 TIE
65 or Better 0 R-10.1 1 / 66 1 / 126
Condition Census (Explain) Show more rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS63 PCGS grade  
2 MS62 PCGS grade  
3 MS62 estimated grade  
4 AU58 estimated grade  
5 AU55 PCGS grade

Dick Osburn Collection -
Stack's/Bowers 8/2011:7077, $8,050

Condition Census (Explain) Show fewer rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS63 PCGS grade  
2 MS62 PCGS grade  
3 MS62 estimated grade  
4 AU58 estimated grade  
5 AU55 PCGS grade

Dick Osburn Collection -
Stack's/Bowers 8/2011:7077, $8,050

5 AU55 PCGS grade  
5 AU55 PCGS grade  
5 AU55 PCGS grade  
9 AU53 estimated grade  
9 AU50 PCGS grade

Ron Guth: This coin shares an obverse with the four known Confederate Half Dollars. All examples have a diagnostic die crack that runs diagonally from the bridge of Liberty's nose upwards and to the left until it hits the denticles.