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

1899-S 50C (Regular Strike)

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PCGS MS67

PCGS MS67

PCGS MS66+
PCGS #:
6485
Diameter:
30.00 millimeters
Designer:
Charles E. Barber
Weight:
12.50 grams
Edge:
Reeded
Mintage:
1,686,411
Metal Content:
90% Silver, 10% Copper
Auction Record:
$44,063 • PCGS MS68 • 10-27-2014 • 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 2,750 R-4.4 40 / 74 TIE 40 / 74 TIE
60 or Better 250 R-6.6 28 / 74 TIE 28 / 74 TIE
65 or Better 50 R-8.5 29 / 74 TIE 29 / 74 TIE
Condition Census (Explain) Show more rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS68 PCGS grade  

Heritage 1/1999:6784, $17,825 - Heritage 6/2004:6090 - Belle Glade Collection - Heritage 8/2006:5262, $40,250 - Eugene H. Gardner Collection - Heritage 10/2014:98552, $44,062.50

2 MS67 PCGS grade

David Akers 8/1995 - Dr. Steven Duckor - Heritage 8/2010:3196, $14,950

2 MS67 PCGS grade

John C. Hugon - Dale Friend - Heritage 1/2009:3883, $15,525 - Heritage 7/2009:1134, $13,225

4 MS66+ PCGS grade

Larry Whitlow - Dr. Peter Shireman

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

Heritage 1/1999:6784, $17,825 - Heritage 6/2004:6090 - Belle Glade Collection - Heritage 8/2006:5262, $40,250 - Eugene H. Gardner Collection - Heritage 10/2014:98552, $44,062.50

2 MS67 PCGS grade

David Akers 8/1995 - Dr. Steven Duckor - Heritage 8/2010:3196, $14,950

2 MS67 PCGS grade

John C. Hugon - Dale Friend - Heritage 1/2009:3883, $15,525 - Heritage 7/2009:1134, $13,225

4 MS66+ PCGS grade

Larry Whitlow - Dr. Peter Shireman

5 MS66 PCGS grade  
5 MS66 PCGS grade  
5 MS66 PCGS grade  
5 MS66 PCGS grade  
5 MS66 PCGS grade  
5 MS66 estimated grade  

Heritage 1/2005:4222, $10,925 - Heritage 1/2010:2557, $10,350

David Akers: In terms of overall rarity, the 1899-S is considerably more rare than the 1899-O, although at the Gem level, the two issues are roughly comparable. In Choice Uncirculated and lower grades, this issue can be located with only a moderate amount of difficulty but, in Gem condition, the 1899-S is very rare with probably no more than 20-25 examples known.