1922 50C Grant MS (PCGS# 9306)

2012 November 29 - December 2 US Coin Signature Auction - Houston #1177

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Lot Description
1922 50C Grant No Star MS67 PCGS. CAC. Laura Gardin Fraser, designer of the Grant half dollar and gold dollar, worked from one of many military-era photographs taken of him by Matthew Brady, the photographer nonpareil of the Civil War. Brady would later take a number of images of Grant as president. Variegated olive-gold and lime-green toning appears on the obverse, and slight amber-gold and khaki patina graces the reverse periphery. A highly lustrous example with superior definition and excellent eye appeal. Population: 38 in 67, 0 finer (10/12). Ex: ANA Signature (Heritage, 8/2004), lot 8087; Central States Signature (Heritage, 5/2007), lot 2524; FUN Signature (Heritage, 1/2008), lot 2327.
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