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SERIES: Draped Bust Half Dollars 1796-1807
LEVEL: Year, MintMark, & Major Variety

1806 50C 6 over Inverted 6 (Regular Strike)

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PCGS MS61

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PCGS MS61
PCGS #:
6078
Diameter:
32.50 millimeters
Designer:
Robert Scot
Weight:
13.50 grams
Edge:
Lettered: FIFTY CENTS OR HALF A DOLLAR
Mintage:
839,576
Metal Content:
89.2% Silver, 10.8% Copper
Auction Record:
$82,250 • PCGS MS64 • 2-6-2015 • Stack's/Bowers
Rarity and Survival Estimates (Explain)
Grades Survival
Estimate 
Numismatic
Rarity 
Relative Rarity
By Type 
Relative Rarity
By Series 
All Grades 800 R-5.4 8 / 13 11 / 16
60 or Better 4 R-9.8 6 / 13 TIE 7 / 16 TIE
65 or Better 0 R-10.1 1 / 13 1 / 16
Condition Census (Explain) Show more rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS64 PCGS grade  

Benjamin H. Collins Collection - Waldo C. Newcomer Collection - Col. E.H.R. Green Collection - T. James Clarke Collection - New Netherlands 4/1965:1204 - Norweb Collection - Bowers & Merena 11/1988:3042, $19,800 - American Numismatic Rarities 3/2005:1745, $52,900 - Stack's/Bowers 2/2015:2038, $82,250

1 MS64 PCGS grade  
3 MS63 estimated grade  
4 MS61 PCGS grade

Michael Summers, sold privately in 8/1999 - Heritage 1/2008:1376, $18,400 - Premium Numismatics, sold privately in 1/2008 - Eugene H. Gardner Collection - Heritage 5/2015:98445, $25,850

4 MS61 PCGS grade  

"Colonel" E.H.R. Green Collection - Partnership of Eric P. Newman & Burdette G. Johnson (St. Louis Stamp & Coin Co.) - Eric P. Newman, who paid $35 - Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society - Heritage 11/2013:33429, $28,200

Condition Census (Explain) Show fewer rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS64 PCGS grade  

Benjamin H. Collins Collection - Waldo C. Newcomer Collection - Col. E.H.R. Green Collection - T. James Clarke Collection - New Netherlands 4/1965:1204 - Norweb Collection - Bowers & Merena 11/1988:3042, $19,800 - American Numismatic Rarities 3/2005:1745, $52,900 - Stack's/Bowers 2/2015:2038, $82,250

1 MS64 PCGS grade  
3 MS63 estimated grade  
4 MS61 PCGS grade

Michael Summers, sold privately in 8/1999 - Heritage 1/2008:1376, $18,400 - Premium Numismatics, sold privately in 1/2008 - Eugene H. Gardner Collection - Heritage 5/2015:98445, $25,850

4 MS61 PCGS grade  

"Colonel" E.H.R. Green Collection - Partnership of Eric P. Newman & Burdette G. Johnson (St. Louis Stamp & Coin Co.) - Eric P. Newman, who paid $35 - Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society - Heritage 11/2013:33429, $28,200

6 AU58 PCGS grade  
6 AU58 PCGS grade  
8 AU55 PCGS grade  
8 AU55 PCGS grade  
10 AU50 PCGS grade