1918-S 50C MS (PCGS# 6576)

2009 April-May Cincinnati, OH (CSNS) US Coin Auction #1124

  • Auctioneer:
    Heritage Auctions
  • Lot Number:
    2837
  • Grade:
    MS65
  • Price:
    $10,350.00
Lot Description
1918-S 50C MS65 PCGS. Ex: Eliasberg. This remarkable '18-S is noteworthy for its effulgent luster and for lovely yellow-gold and silver color on the obverse. The reverse shows deeper lilac and purple-rose toning. The surfaces are satiny and remarkably clean with only a couple of small marks noted on each side. The 1918-S half dollar is the ultimate condition rarity of the Walking Liberty series. More than 10 million pieces were produced, but the acquisition of a Gem example can be very challenging. Population: 28 in 65, 2 finer (3/09).
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