As of May, 2024, a 1868 Half Dollar, CAM in uncirculated specimen can be valued between $1,100.00 and $60,000.00, depending on its grade and strike quality.

Looking back at auction records, the highest price was achieved by a Mint State grade that was hammered at $37,375.00 in the 08/11/2011 by renowned auctioneer Heritage Auctions, showcasing the allure of top-tier rarities.

Designer: Thomas Sully/Christian Gobrecht
Edge: Reeded
Diameter: 30.00 millimeters
Weight: 12.40 grams
Mintage: 600
Mint: Philadelphia
Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper
Series: Liberty Seated Half Dollars 1839-1891

1868 Half Dollar, Cam (Proof) – Price Chart

If you are aware of your coin’s grade, refer to the following chart to determine its value:


If you are unsure of the grade, you can assess it based on the coin’s condition. More detailed information here.

GradeLowest Price($)Highest Price($)Average Price($)
Mint State1,100.0060,000.0013,300.00

Please note that the estimated values are derived from the latest data in the PCGS Price Guide and are not guaranteed to be 100% accurate. We strongly recommend reviewing actual auction records, which can be filtered by grade. For further insights, refer to our analysis report, which is based on these data.

Also, there are multiple versions of the 1868 Liberty Seated Half Dollar. We recommend checking the values of these coins as well to ensure a comprehensive assessment.

Coin NameMin Circulated Price($)Max Circulated Price($)Min Uncirculated Price($)Max Uncirculated Price($)
1868 Half Dollar (Regular Strike)55.001,500.001,750.0025,000.00
1868-S Half Dollar (Regular Strike)55.001,250.002,000.0050,000.00
1868 Half Dollar (Proof)650.00850.00900.0040,000.00

Coins listed have various mint marks and designations indicating where they were minted and if they are special strikes. To learn more about what the different mint marks and designations mean, please refer to our Mint Mark Chart and Coin Designation Reference Chart.

1868 Half Dollar, Cam (Proof) – Auction Chart & Report

This tool is very user-friendly. Simply select the coin grade, and our system will provide detailed information including:

  • Lowest Sale Price
  • Highest Sale Price
  • Average Sale Price
  • Most Recent Sale Price
  • Number of Sales
  • Sales Volume

You can also select different time periods for your query: 1 month, 6 months, 1 year, 3 years, or All time, with the default set to All time.

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Grade Impact Analysis

GradeLowest Price($)Highest Price($)Average Price($)

The chart shows the min and max prices for the 1868 Half Dollar, CAM (Proof) coin across various grades from PO-1 to MS-67. The prices generally increase as the grade improves, with MS-67 having the highest max price $37,375.00.

Within each grade, there is also variability in prices, likely due to factors like specific coin characteristics or market conditions at time of sale. Overall, the chart illustrates how coin grade is a key driver of value for this particular 1868 Half Dollar, CAM (Proof).

Auction House Comparison

The pie chart breaks down the market share of various auction houses for selling the 1868 Half Dollar, CAM (Proof) coin. Heritage Auctions dominates with 69.35% share, followed by Legend Rare Coin Auctions / Stack's Bowers with 11.29% / 8.06% appearances respectively..

Price Trend Over Time

The graph presents a detailed analysis of the average annual auction sale price and frequency for the 1868 Half Dollar, CAM (Proof) coin over the years. This visual representation traces the coin's value fluctuations, illustrating periods of increase, decrease, or stability in its average auction price.

Such a historical view is indispensable for collectors, investors, or researchers who are keen on comprehending the market dynamics and the coin's value trend over an extended period.

Raw Auction Records

Here are the lasted auction records from the auction history of the past years. You can filter these records by coin grade.

GradeGrade SourceSellerPrice($)Sold Date
MS-66+NGCHeritage Auctions4,200.0001/14/2024
MS-66+NGCHeritage Auctions6,600.0005/07/2023
MS-66PCGSLegend Rare Coin Auctions9,693.7502/23/2023
MS-66+NGCStack's Bowers5,040.0011/09/2022
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions8,400.0010/09/2022
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions9,000.0005/08/2022
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions26,400.0005/08/2022
MS-67PCGSLegend Rare Coin Auctions31,725.0012/16/2021
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions7,800.0007/15/2021
MS-65NGCLegend Rare Coin Auctions5,287.5005/27/2021
MS-64PCGSLegend Rare Coin Auctions1,997.5004/21/2021
MS-65PCGSHeritage Auctions4,320.0010/18/2020
MS-66PCGSLegend Rare Coin Auctions9,400.0003/26/2020
MS-64NGCHeritage Auctions1,440.0009/09/2018
MS-65NGCHeritage Auctions7,590.0001/03/2018
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions6,600.0011/02/2017
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions1,938.7502/16/2017
MS-66+NGCHeritage Auctions4,935.0001/04/2017
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions1,997.5004/27/2016
MS-66PCGSLegend Rare Coin Auctions5,757.5012/17/2015
MS-66PCGSLegend Rare Coin Auctions8,812.5010/15/2015
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions2,232.5009/20/2015
MS-63PCGSStack's Bowers1,292.5006/28/2014
MS-65PCGSHeritage Auctions4,846.8802/03/2014
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions17,625.0009/25/2013
PO-1PCGSStack's Bowers5,005.5007/27/2013
MS-65NGCHeritage Auctions3,526.0004/24/2013
MS-66+NGCHeritage Auctions6,169.0003/21/2013
MS-67NGCHeritage Auctions14,100.0001/09/2013
MS-65PCGSHeritage Auctions8,813.0010/18/2012
PO-1PCGSStack's Bowers5,175.0003/22/2012
MS-64NGCHeritage Auctions2,128.0003/19/2012
MS-64NGCHeritage Auctions1,955.0001/03/2012
MS-63PCGSHeritage Auctions1,380.0001/03/2012
PO-1PCGSStack's Bowers6,613.0011/15/2011
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions37,375.0008/11/2011
MS-65PCGSHeritage Auctions4,313.0007/07/2011
MS-67NGCHeritage Auctions17,250.0004/27/2011
MS-65NGCHeritage Auctions4,888.0004/27/2011
MS-65PCGSHeritage Auctions4,313.0001/05/2011
MS-65PCGSBowers & Merena7,763.0001/03/2011
MS-65PCGSHeritage Auctions8,338.0009/22/2010
MS-65PCGSHeritage Auctions4,888.0001/06/2010
MS-65NGCHeritage Auctions3,594.0012/03/2009
MS-66NGCHeritage Auctions5,750.0001/01/2009
MS-65NGCSuperior Galleries3,450.0001/05/2008
MS-66NGCHeritage Auctions6,900.0011/06/2007
MS-64NGCHeritage Auctions1,840.0009/27/2007
MS-67NGCHeritage Auctions12,650.0001/01/2007
MS-65PCGSHeritage Auctions4,600.0008/13/2006
MS-65NGCHeritage Auctions4,945.0008/13/2006
MS-65NGCHeritage Auctions4,888.0001/24/2006
MS-65NGCAmerican Numismatic Rarities2,760.0005/25/2005
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions2,415.0003/24/2005
MS-63NGCDavid Lawrence RC1,553.0003/06/2005
MS-65PCGSHeritage Auctions3,680.0006/03/2004
MS-63PCGSHeritage Auctions1,265.0003/25/2004
MS-66NGCHeritage Auctions8,625.0001/07/2004
MS-67PCGSBowers & Merena14,950.0007/30/2003
MS-64PCGSGoldberg Auctioneers1,783.0002/24/2003
MS-66NGCHeritage Auctions5,290.0002/01/2003