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

1904-O 50C (Regular Strike)

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PCGS MS66+

PCGS MS66+

PCGS MS66
PCGS #:
6499
Diameter:
30.00 millimeters
Designer:
Charles E. Barber
Weight:
12.50 grams
Edge:
Reeded
Mintage:
1,117,600
Metal Content:
90% Silver, 10% Copper
Auction Record:
$28,600 • MS65 • 5-1-1998 • David Akers
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Rarity and Survival Estimates (Explain)
Grades Survival
Estimate 
Numismatic
Rarity 
Relative Rarity
By Type 
Relative Rarity
By Series 
All Grades 1,500 R-4.8 11 / 74 TIE 11 / 74 TIE
60 or Better 120 R-7.8 4 / 74 TIE 4 / 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 MS67 PCGS grade  
1 MS67 PCGS grade  
3 MS66+ PCGS grade

New Orleans Mint - John M. Clapp Collection - John H. Clapp Collection, sold intact in 1942 - Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection - Bowers & Merena 4/1997:2101, $14,850 - David Lawrence, sold privately - Dr. Peter Shireman Collection

3 MS66+ PCGS grade  
5 MS66 PCGS grade

David Akers 3/2003 - Dr. Steven Duckor - Heritage 8/2010:3210, $27,600

Condition Census (Explain) Show fewer rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS67 PCGS grade  
1 MS67 PCGS grade  
3 MS66+ PCGS grade

New Orleans Mint - John M. Clapp Collection - John H. Clapp Collection, sold intact in 1942 - Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection - Bowers & Merena 4/1997:2101, $14,850 - David Lawrence, sold privately - Dr. Peter Shireman Collection

3 MS66+ PCGS grade  
5 MS66 PCGS grade

David Akers 3/2003 - Dr. Steven Duckor - Heritage 8/2010:3210, $27,600

5 MS66 PCGS grade

Superior 5/1993:584 - Heritage 1/2010:2558, $21,850

5 MS66 PCGS grade  

Dr. Thaine B. Price Collection - David Akers 5/1998:161 - Dr. Peter Shireman Collection - Stack's 10/2005:5251 - Harry Laibstain, sold privately in 6/2008 - Eugene H. Gardner Collection - Heritage 6/2014:30561, $25,850

8 MS65 PCGS grade  

Heritage Galleries - Dale Friend - Heritage 1/2009:3894, $10,350

8 MS65 PCGS grade  

James Bennet Pryor Collection - Bowers & Merena 1/1996 - John C. Hugon Collection - Heritage 1/2005:4236 (as PCGS MS65 03334028), $13,225 - Joseph C. Thomas Collection - Heritage 1/2011:5579 (as PCGS MS65 03334028), $12,650

8 MS65 PCGS grade  
David Akers: In any mint state grade, the 1904-O Barber Half Dollar is a notable rarity, among the very rarest in the entire series, although definitely not as rare as the 1904-S... Relatively few Gems of this issue exist...