1853 50C BG-302 "Peacock" MS (PCGS# 10422)

The March 2011 Baltimore Auction

  • Auctioneer:
    Stack's/Bowers
  • Lot Number:
    7275
  • Grade:
    MS63
  • Price:
    $4,600.00
Lot Description
Highly lustrous with satiny khaki-rose surfaces, this is a lovely example of the ever-popular "Peacock" reverse Fractional Half Dollar. The plate coin in the 2003 edition of the book <em>California Pioneer Fractional Gold </em>by Walter Breen and Ron Gillio. A type that circulated extensively, BG-302 is often encountered well worn, a fact that confirms the conditionally scarce nature of this Choice Mint State survivor.
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