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

1859-S 50C (Regular Strike)

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PCGS MS66

PCGS MS65

PCGS MS65
PCGS #:
6298
Diameter:
30.00 millimeters
Designer:
Thomas Sully/Christian Gobrecht
Weight:
12.40 grams
Edge:
Reeded
Mintage:
566,000
Metal Content:
90% Silver, 10% Copper
Auction Record:
$82,250 • PCGS MS68 • 6-28-2014 • Stack's/Bowers
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Rarity and Survival Estimates (Explain)
Grades Survival
Estimate 
Numismatic
Rarity 
Relative Rarity
By Type 
Relative Rarity
By Series 
All Grades 150 R-7.5 6 / 66 7 / 126 TIE
60 or Better 50 R-8.5 32 / 66 TIE 51 / 126 TIE
65 or Better 6 R-9.7 22 / 66 TIE 41 / 126 TIE
Condition Census (Explain) Show more rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS68 PCGS grade  

Stack's/Bowers 6/2014:1438, $82,250

2 MS66 PCGS grade
3 MS65 PCGS grade  
3 MS65 estimated grade  
5 MS64 PCGS grade
Condition Census (Explain) Show fewer rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS68 PCGS grade  

Stack's/Bowers 6/2014:1438, $82,250

2 MS66 PCGS grade
3 MS65 PCGS grade  
3 MS65 estimated grade  
5 MS64 PCGS grade
5 MS64 PCGS grade  

Dick Osburn Collection -
Stack's/Bowers 8/2011:7069, $10,350

5 MS64 PCGS grade  
5 MS64 PCGS grade  
5 MS64 PCGS grade  
5 MS64 PCGS grade