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1914-S Fifty Cent, MS66
Tied for Finest, Ex: Duckor/Price

1914-S 50C MS66 PCGS Secure. CAC. Ex: Duckor/Price. Sharply struck from perfect dies, this Premium Gem shows no signs of die cracks, clash marks, or other defects. The mintmark is minutely right of center and vertically centered between the eagle's tail and the D of DOLLAR. The strike is nearly full. Both sides are fully lustrous with silver-gray surfaces, reflective fields, and wisps of iridescence.

The production of 992,000 pieces places the 1914-S among elite company with 20 other issues that had mintages less than 1 million coins. PCGS and NGC combined have seen 10 submissions in MS66 of the 1914-S half dollar with none finer.

In the Price catalog, David Akers commented on the condition rarity, comparing the 1914-S to other issues: "This is a fairly scarce issue in all mint state grades; it is also a low mintage issue with less than 1,000,000 pieces struck. Rarity-wise, the 1914-S is about on a par, at least in Gem condition, with the 1913-S, and it is far more rare than the 1915-S which concludes the series." This incredible Premium Gem is destined for a high-end PCGS Registry Set. Population: 6 in 66, 0 finer (6/13).
Ex: Dr. Thaine B. Price (David Akers, 5/1998), lot 193; Dr. and Mrs. Steven L. Duckor (Heritage, 8/2010), lot 3242, which brought $11,500; Pittsburgh Signature (Heritage, 10/2011), lot 3811, which realized $11,212.50.
From The Owen Collection, Part I.(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 24NP, PCGS# 6531)


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