The 1895 Barber half dollars have value as both numismatic coins and as silver bullion. Keep reading to learn more about these silver coins.

1895 Half Dollar

Specifications

Type: Barber Half Dollar
Year: 1895
Face Value: $0.50
Composition: 90% silver, 10% copper
Silver Weight: 11.25 grams
Total Weight: 12.50 grams
Current Silver Bullion Value: $6.33

The US minted the 1895 half dollar with no mint mark and also the 1895 O half dollar and 1895 S half dollar. The mint mark can be found on the reverse side of the coin below the eagle.

Series Location Quantity Minted
1895 Philadelphia 1,834,338
1895 O New Orleans 1,766,000
1895 S San Francisco 1,108,086

Value

This coin in circulated condition is worth at least its weight in silver. The silver melt value for this coin is $6.33 as of October 22, 2019. This melt value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $17.50 per ounce.

The 1895 half dollar with no mint mark is worth around $18 in good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $140. In extremely fine condition the value is around $210. In uncirculated condition the price is around $600 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 63 can sell for around $900.

The 1895 O half dollar is worth around $40 in good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $180 and in extremely fine condition the value is around $260. In uncirculated condition the price is around $750 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 63 can sell for around $1,450.

The 1895 S half dollar is worth around $30 in good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $250 and in extremely fine condition the value is around $300. In uncirculated condition the price is around $625 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 63 can sell for around $1,250.

Proof coins are available and they are each valued at around $1,100 in PR 63 condition. There were only 880 proof coins minted.

 

Sources:

The Red Book


See also:

1896 Half Dollar
1894 Half Dollar