1808 50C MS (PCGS# 6090)
The August 2010 Boston Rarities Sale
Auctioneer: Bowers & Merena
Lot Number: 522
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Deeply and richly toned, both sides exhibit dominant copper-rose patina that blends with more vivid cobalt-blue highlights at the borders. Uncommonly sharp in strike for an early date Half Dollar of this type, smooth-looking surfaces are also a praiseworthy attribute. A handsome and conditionally scarce offering for the advanced collector of Capped Bust Halves.