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SERIES: Capped Bust Half Dollars 1817-1839
LEVEL: Year, MintMark, & Major Variety

1836 50C Lettered Edge (Proof)

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PCGS PR66+

PCGS PR65+

PCGS PR64+
PCGS #:
6221
Diameter:
32.50 millimeters
Designer:
John Reich
Weight:
13.50 grams
Edge:
Lettered: FIFTY CENTS OR HALF A DOLLAR
Mintage:
10
Metal Content:
89.2% Silver, 10.8% Copper
Auction Record:
$111,550 • NGC PR67 • 8-4-2007 • Bowers & Merena
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Condition Census (Explain) Show more rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 PR66+ PCGS grade

Matthew Adams Stickney Collection, purchased sometime before 1854 - Henry Chapman 6/1907:1026 - Heritage 1/2006:3189, $109,250 - Greensboro Collection - Heritage 1/2013:5641, $94,000 - D. Brent Pogue Collection - Stack's/Bowers & Sotheby's 2/2016:3086, $152,750

2 PR66 estimated grade  

George H. Earle Collection - Henry Chapman 6/1912:2957 (but not described as a Proof) - John H. Clapp - Clapp estate, 1942 - Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection - Bowers & Merena 4/1997:1906 - Bowers & Merena 8/2007:688, $111,550

3 PR65+ PCGS grade

Heritage 1/2016:5366, $70,500

4 PR65 PCGS grade  

Heritage 10/2006:1155 - Greensboro Collection - Heritage 1/2013:5640, $76,375

4 PR65 estimated grade  

"Colonel" E.H.R. Green - Green Estate - Partnership of Eric P. Newman & B.G. Johnson (St. Louis Stamp & Coin Co.) - Eric P. Newman, who paid $40.00 - Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society - Heritage 11/2013:33461, $96,937.50

Condition Census (Explain) Show fewer rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 PR66+ PCGS grade

Matthew Adams Stickney Collection, purchased sometime before 1854 - Henry Chapman 6/1907:1026 - Heritage 1/2006:3189, $109,250 - Greensboro Collection - Heritage 1/2013:5641, $94,000 - D. Brent Pogue Collection - Stack's/Bowers & Sotheby's 2/2016:3086, $152,750

2 PR66 estimated grade  

George H. Earle Collection - Henry Chapman 6/1912:2957 (but not described as a Proof) - John H. Clapp - Clapp estate, 1942 - Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection - Bowers & Merena 4/1997:1906 - Bowers & Merena 8/2007:688, $111,550

3 PR65+ PCGS grade

Heritage 1/2016:5366, $70,500

4 PR65 PCGS grade  

Heritage 10/2006:1155 - Greensboro Collection - Heritage 1/2013:5640, $76,375

4 PR65 estimated grade  

"Colonel" E.H.R. Green - Green Estate - Partnership of Eric P. Newman & B.G. Johnson (St. Louis Stamp & Coin Co.) - Eric P. Newman, who paid $40.00 - Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society - Heritage 11/2013:33461, $96,937.50

6 PR64 PCGS grade  

J. Colvin Randall Collection - John Work Garrett Collection - Johns Hopkins University Collection - Bowers & Ruddy 11/1979:328, $34,000 - Bowers & Merena 1/1999:1135, $36,800

7 PR63 PCGS grade
7 PR63 PCGS grade  
7 PR63 PCGS grade  
7 PR63 PCGS grade