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

1879 50C (Proof)

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PCGS PR68+

PCGS PR67

PCGS PR66
PCGS #:
6440
Diameter:
30.00 millimeters
Designer:
Thomas Sully/Christian Gobrecht
Weight:
12.50 grams
Edge:
Reeded
Mintage:
1,100
Metal Content:
90% Silver, 10% Copper
Auction Record:
$30,550 • PCGS PR68 • 6-23-2014 • Heritage
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Rarity and Survival Estimates (Explain)
Grades Survival
Estimate 
Numismatic
Rarity 
Relative Rarity
By Type 
Relative Rarity
By Series 
All Grades 900 R-5.2 21 / 25 TIE 51 / 55 TIE
60 or Better 860 R-5.2 23 / 25 TIE 53 / 55 TIE
65 or Better 125 R-7.7 23 / 25 TIE 48 / 55 TIE
Condition Census (Explain) Show more rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 PR68+ PCGS grade

John Story Jenks Collection - H. Chapman 12/1921:6327 - Superior 8/1992:417 - John & Rebecca Moores Collection - Sotheby's 11/1999:37 - Phil Kaufman Collection - Heritage 5/2003:6790 - Eugene H. Gardner Collection - Heritage 6/2014:30542, $30,550 - Chrismor Collection

2 PR67 PCGS grade  
2 PR67 estimated grade  
2 PR67 estimated grade  
2 PR67 estimated grade  
Condition Census (Explain) Show fewer rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 PR68+ PCGS grade

John Story Jenks Collection - H. Chapman 12/1921:6327 - Superior 8/1992:417 - John & Rebecca Moores Collection - Sotheby's 11/1999:37 - Phil Kaufman Collection - Heritage 5/2003:6790 - Eugene H. Gardner Collection - Heritage 6/2014:30542, $30,550 - Chrismor Collection

2 PR67 PCGS grade  
2 PR67 estimated grade  
2 PR67 estimated grade  
2 PR67 estimated grade  
6 PR66 PCGS grade  
6 PR66 PCGS grade  
6 PR66 PCGS grade  
6 PR66 PCGS grade  
6 PR66 PCGS grade