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1896-S 50c PCGS/CAC MS66

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1896-S 50c PCGS/CAC MS66

DLRC #: 1378758 // PCGS #: 6476

The 1896-S Barber half is a widely known set-stopper in high grades with low populations across the board. This gorgeous MS66 example is tied with 3 others at PCGS with just one finer in MS67 (that coin sold for $54,625 in August 2010, Heritage). As an MS66, it is the only coin of this grade at either service to receive CAC approval for quality and eye appeal. CAC approved for quality and eye appeal.

  • Category Half Dollars
  • Series Barber Halves
  • Type Liberty head (Barber)
  • Years for Type 1892-1915
  • Strike Business
  • Denomination Half dollar
  • Mint Location San Francisco
  • Designer Charles E. Barber
  • Composition 90% silver; 10% copper
  • Weight 12.5g
  • Edge Type Reeded
  • Mintage 1,140,948
Title Realized Sold
1896-S 50c PCGS/CAC MS66 * Wonderful Gem Rarity * $21,500.00 10/21/2012
1896-S 50c PCGS/CAC MS65+ $9,500.00 02/06/2017
1896-S 50c PCGS MS64 - Key Date Barber Half $5,650.00 09/22/2013
1896-S 50c NGC MS64 * Star * ex:Richmond $4,100.00 02/02/2009
1896-S 50c NGC MS64 * Star * ex:Richmond $3,619.00 12/11/2008