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Superb Gem Proof 68 1938 Half Dollar

1938 50C PR68 PCGS. There is illimitable depth of reflectivity in the fields, which are veiled in lovely powder-blue and golden-tan iridescence that yields to brilliance in the centers. The razor sharp strike fully brings forth every element of this timeless design, and there is not a single distracting blemish on either side. A few swirls of more extensive toning have gathered over portions of the reverse. Population: 10 in 68, 0 finer (3/04).
From the Nicholas Collection. (#6638) (Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 27V6, PCGS# 6638)


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May, 2004
5th-8th Wednesday-Saturday
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