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Glittering Proof 1857 Half-Dime

1857 PR 65 NGC. V-3. Closed 5, die dent on inner point of third star, pendant over right tip of 5, and shield point minutely left of upright of 1. Breen describes the known proofs as very rare, tracing only eight examples in his 1977 Encyclopedia. This is a lightly toned piece with glassy-mirrored fields and little toning on either side. Population: 4 in PR 65, 2 finer (12/96). (NGC ID# 235M, PCGS# 4436)

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March, 1997
22nd-25th
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