PCGS 6407 - 1854 50C Arrows
This issue is common for the type but is priced slightly higher than later dates in the 1850's. This "with arrows" variety was struck 1854-55. Arrows were added to the date 1853-55 to indicate a reduction in weight, from 13.36 g to 12.44 g.
Recorded mintage: 2,982,000.
Specification: 12.44 g, .900 fine silver, .360 troy oz ASW, reeded edge, designed by Christian Gobrecht.
Catalog reference: KM 82.
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
- Wiley, Randy, and Bill Bugert, The Complete Guide to Liberty Seated Half Dollars, Virginia Beach, VA: DLRC Press, 1993.
- Yeoman, R. S., and Kenneth Bressett (ed.), A Guide Book of United States Coins, 59th Ed., Atlanta, GA: Whitman Publishing, 2005.