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The Eliasberg Near-Gem 1817/3 O-101 Half Dollar

1817/3 50C MS64 PCGS. O-101, R.3. This piece is from the famous Eliasberg Collection that this cataloger had the pleasure of describing a decade ago. It is a sharply struck example of the scarcer early die state with no evidence of the reverse die crack that is commonly seen. This piece has splendid original golden-brown toning with peripheral iridescence over fully lustrous and lightly reflective surfaces. A few faint hairlines can be seen in the fields, especially on the obverse. Noticeable clash marks can be seen on the reverse. The 1817/3 overdate is a popular variety with collectors, as the overdate features are easily visible, even without magnification. It is such "naked eye" varieties that garner the most attention among collectors. Although we are certain that this coin is not the finest known example of the variety, we are equally certain that it is in the Condition Census that includes the six finest known pieces. It is the finest certified by PCGS, with only three finer coins graded by NGC. Population: 2 in 64, 0 finer (12/06).
Ex: John G. Mills Collection (S.H. and H. Chapman, 4/1904); J.M. Clapp; Clapp Estate; Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection; Eliasberg Estate (Bowers and Merena, 4/1997), lot 1734; Juan Suros Collection (Superior, 2/1999), lot 179; Goldberg Coins (9/2005), lot 1712.
From The Rocky Top Collection of Bust Half Dollars.(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 24F7, PCGS# 6111)

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The Draped Bust Half Dollars of 1796-1797 by Jon Amato

The Draped Bust Half Dollars of 1796-1797 by Jon Amato is the culmination of more than 10 years of research into the Draped Bust Small Eagle half dollar series, one of the most coveted type coins in American numismatics and one about which remarkably little has been written.

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