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1815/2 50C MS62 NGC. O-101a, R.3....

2012 February 2-5 US Coins Signature Auction- Long Beach #1167

 
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Auction Ended On: Feb 2, 2012
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Location: Long Beach Convention Center
100 S. Pine Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90802

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1815/2 Capped Bust Half, MS62
Scarce Late Die State, O-101a
1815/2 50C MS62 NGC. O-101a, R.3. The 1815/2 Capped Bust half dollar claims a small mintage of 47,150 pieces, all delivered on January 10, 1816, just one day before the Mint suffered a crippling fire. All 1815 half dollars were struck from the same pair of overdated dies, and this coin shows the extensive network of die cracks on the reverse that characterizes the scarcer late O-101a die state. The 1815/2 is a sought-after key for both date and variety collectors, and Mint State examples are especially prized.
The present coin is an impressive MS62 specimen, with well-detailed design elements and interesting heavy clash marks on both sides. The surfaces are attractively toned in shades of champagne-gold and cerulean-blue, with vibrant mint luster under the patina. Only a few minor contact marks prevent an even higher grade.(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 24F5, PCGS# 6108)

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