1897-S 50C MS (PCGS# 6479)

2011 July Orlando Summer FUN Signature US Coin Auction #1157

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Lot Description
1897-S 50C MS63 NGC. This Select Barber half dollar is brilliant save for a wisp of tan toning on each side. Booming luster sweeps the sharply struck surfaces. Unimportant contact on the portrait is all that limits the grade. The 1897-S is a better date in all grades, and is even scarcer than its mintage of 933,900 pieces suggests.
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