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Early 1868 Half Dollar, With Motto
PR67 Cameo,
Among the Finest Graded

1868 50C PR67 Cameo NGC. Despite the recorded proof production of 600 pieces in this Reconstruction-era year, Superb Gem examples of the 1868 Seated half are quite elusive in all contrast levels. NGC has certified five coins in PR67, with one PR68 finer. Those PR67s include two each in Cameo and Ultra Cameo, and the present Cameo piece is bettered only by a single PR67 Cameo example (11/12). This charming and historic coin should nonetheless be a star of many a collector's holdings, with a rim of rose color accenting the pristine silver-gold surfaces in the centers of each side. Some interesting missing details, as made at the Mint (and clearly in the die), appear at Liberty's sandal and the rock just beneath, and on the lower feathers of the eagle directly under the shield and the left (facing) wing. The strike as produced by the dies is nonetheless full throughout.
From The Greensboro Collection, Part II. (NGC ID# 27U3, PCGS# 86426)

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Auction Dates
January, 2013
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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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