1928-S 50C MS (PCGS# 6588)

The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money

  • Auctioneer:
    Stack's/Bowers
  • Lot Number:
    2261
  • Grade:
    MS65
  • Price:
    $14,394.00
Lot Description
This attractive champagne-gold specimen exhibits lively cartwheel luster, nicely struck devices&nbsp;-- not full but near enough for comment -- and excellent all-around eye appeal. Marks are at a minimum and the overall eye appeal is substantial, especially to the naked eye. The 1928-S half dollar is a&nbsp;stand-alone&nbsp;issue -- as no circulation strike half dollars were minted at Philadelphia or Denver this year (although Philadelphia did strike the Hawaiian Sesquicentennial issues). Only a half dozen grading <em>events</em> have been registered by PCGS finer than the offered coin, and the preponderance of <em>events </em>at the MS-65 level leads us to believe that some resubmissions have occurred.&nbsp;The quality and appeal of this Gem are undeniable and bold bidding will be the order of the day when it crosses the auction block.
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