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1857-S 50c NGC MS61 * Key S-mint Seated Half * ex: Dick Osburn Collection

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1857-S 50c NGC MS61 * Key S-mint Seated Half * ex: Dick Osburn Collection

DLRC #: 361471 // PCGS #: 6292

A beautiful golden unc of this key date Seated half. From an original mintage of 158,000 coins, there are few survivors in any grade of this issue. In mint state, only a handful have been certified by PCGS and NGC combined.

  • Category Half Dollars
  • Series Liberty Seated Half Dollars
  • Type No motto
  • Years for Type 1839-1866
  • Strike Business
  • Denomination Half dollar
  • Mint Location San Francisco
  • Designer Christian Gobrecht
  • Composition 90% silver; 10% copper
  • Weight 12.44g
  • Edge Type Reeded
  • Mintage 158,000
Title Realized Sold
1857-S 50c NGC AU55 $1,350.00 04/02/2007
1857-S 50c NGC XF45 $1,307.00 02/26/2007
1857-S 50c PCGS XF45 $1,450.00 02/19/2007
1857-S 50c NGC XF45 $1,301.00 01/29/2007
1857-S 50c ANACS XF45 $826.00 04/24/2006