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SERIES: Barber Half Dollars 1892-1915
LEVEL: Year, MintMark, & Major Variety

1898-S 50C (Regular Strike)

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PCGS MS66+

PCGS MS66+

PCGS MS66
PCGS #:
6482
Diameter:
30.00 millimeters
Designer:
Charles E. Barber
Weight:
12.50 grams
Edge:
Reeded
Mintage:
2,358,550
Metal Content:
90% Silver, 10% Copper
Auction Record:
$25,300 • PCGS MS66 • 8-11-2010 • 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 2,500 R-4.5 30 / 74 TIE 30 / 74 TIE
60 or Better 200 R-7.0 12 / 74 TIE 12 / 74 TIE
65 or Better 30 R-8.9 9 / 74 TIE 9 / 74 TIE
Condition Census (Explain) Show more rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS66+ PCGS grade

David Akers 11/1992 - Dr. Steven Duckor - Heritage 8/2010:3193, $25,300

1 MS66+ PCGS grade
3 MS66 PCGS grade

Heritage 2/2003:7878, $8,625 - Harry Laibstain - Dr. Peter Shireman

3 MS66 PCGS grade  

Norweb Family - Bowers & Merena 11/1988:3616 - Dr. Thaine Price - David Akers 5/98:144 - John C. Hugon - Heritage 1/2005:4219, $14,375

3 MS66 PCGS grade  

Joseph O'Connor, sold privately on 6/2003 - Eugene H. Gardner Collection - Heritage 6/2014:30556, $9,693.75

Condition Census (Explain) Show fewer rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS66+ PCGS grade

David Akers 11/1992 - Dr. Steven Duckor - Heritage 8/2010:3193, $25,300

1 MS66+ PCGS grade
3 MS66 PCGS grade

Heritage 2/2003:7878, $8,625 - Harry Laibstain - Dr. Peter Shireman

3 MS66 PCGS grade  

Norweb Family - Bowers & Merena 11/1988:3616 - Dr. Thaine Price - David Akers 5/98:144 - John C. Hugon - Heritage 1/2005:4219, $14,375

3 MS66 PCGS grade  

Joseph O'Connor, sold privately on 6/2003 - Eugene H. Gardner Collection - Heritage 6/2014:30556, $9,693.75

6 MS65+ PCGS grade  

Cincinnati Collection - offered by Harlan Berk in 5/2015 for $10,250

7 MS65 PCGS grade  

Larry Whitlow - Dale Friend - Heritage 1/2009:3881, $10,350 - Elbesaar Collection - Heritage 8/2011:7206, $9,775

7 MS65 PCGS grade  

Heritage 12/2004:6123, $7,015

7 MS65 PCGS grade  
7 MS65 PCGS grade  
David Akers: Like the 1898-O, this is a very underrated issue, especially in...Gem condition...