1817/3 50C MS (PCGS# 6111)

2013 April 24 - 28 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago #1184

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Lot Description
1817/3 50C MS64 NGC. O-101a, R.2. This is the usually seen die state with a prominent reverse die crack from the border through 50 C, crossing the tip of the olive branch, the claws, and the right wing tip, continuing to ME of AMERICA. The more frequently seen 1817 overdate with a bold 3 visible beneath the 7. The other overdate is the extremely rare 1817/4 overdate, with only about 10 pieces known. This Choice Mint State piece is sharply defined with lovely gold toning showing accents of blue, violet, and rose near the borders. Both sides exhibit frosty mint luster beneath the toning, with excellent design definition throughout.
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