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

1878-CC 50C (Regular Strike)

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PCGS MS65

PCGS MS64

PCGS AU58
PCGS #:
6359
Diameter:
30.00 millimeters
Designer:
Thomas Sully/Christian Gobrecht
Weight:
12.50 grams
Edge:
Reeded
Mintage:
62,000
Metal Content:
90% Silver, 10% Copper
Auction Record:
$77,000 • MS65 • 4-1-1997 • Bowers & Merena
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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 2 / 45 TIE 7 / 126 TIE
60 or Better 10 R-9.5 5 / 45 15 / 126 TIE
65 or Better 4 R-9.8 3 / 45 TIE 18 / 126 TIE
Condition Census (Explain) Show more rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS65 PCGS grade

Jim O'Donnell, sold privately - RARCOA “Auction ‘90” 8/1990:732, $35,200 - Dick Osburn Collection - Stack's/Bowers 8/2011:7134, $48,875

1 MS65 PCGS grade  

American Numismatic Rarities 9/2003:427 - Rusty Goe, September 2005 - Battle Born Collection - Stack's/Bowers 8/2012:11090, $41,125

1 MS65 PCGS grade  

Reed Hawn Collection - Stack's 8/1973:288 - Queller Family Collection - Stack's 10/2002:677 - Eugene H. Gardner Collection -  Heritage 6/2014:30520, $64,625

1 MS65 PCGS grade  

Kagin's 11/1973:1084 - James Bennett Pryor Collection - Bowers & Merena 1/1996:236, $20,900 - Stack's 7/2009:596, $40,000 - Richard Jewell Collection - Stack's/Bowers 8/2013:4244, $41,125

1 MS65 PCGS grade  
Condition Census (Explain) Show fewer rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS65 PCGS grade

Jim O'Donnell, sold privately - RARCOA “Auction ‘90” 8/1990:732, $35,200 - Dick Osburn Collection - Stack's/Bowers 8/2011:7134, $48,875

1 MS65 PCGS grade  

American Numismatic Rarities 9/2003:427 - Rusty Goe, September 2005 - Battle Born Collection - Stack's/Bowers 8/2012:11090, $41,125

1 MS65 PCGS grade  

Reed Hawn Collection - Stack's 8/1973:288 - Queller Family Collection - Stack's 10/2002:677 - Eugene H. Gardner Collection -  Heritage 6/2014:30520, $64,625

1 MS65 PCGS grade  

Kagin's 11/1973:1084 - James Bennett Pryor Collection - Bowers & Merena 1/1996:236, $20,900 - Stack's 7/2009:596, $40,000 - Richard Jewell Collection - Stack's/Bowers 8/2013:4244, $41,125

1 MS65 PCGS grade  
1 MS65 estimated grade  

William M. Friesner Collection - Edouard Frossard 6/1894 - John M. Clapp Collection - John H. Clapp Collection, sold intact in 1942 - Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection - Bowers & Merena 4/1997:2048, $77,000

7 MS64 PCGS grade
7 MS64 PCGS grade  
7 MS64 PCGS grade  
7 MS64 estimated grade