1927-S 50C MS (PCGS# 6587)
The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money
Lot Number: 2260
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This satiny and highly lustrous Gem half dollar is afire with lively champagne-gold iridescence that deepens to crimson and royal blue in places at the rims. The strike is fairly sharp with soft but notable hand and head details on the obverse. Marks of any measure are basically absent, even under low magnification. From the first year of the denomination produced since 1923, and like the 1923-S half dollar, the 1927-dated half dollars were all produced in San Francisco. Just a half dozen examples of the date have been certified finer than the present Gem by PCGS. A visually pleasing and physically sound Gem Walking Liberty half dollar.