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1870-CC Half Dollar, VG8
Rare, First Carson City Issue

1870-CC 50C VG8 NGC. The 1870-CC Seated Liberty half dollar is the first, and rarest, issue of the Carson City series. This problem-free VG8 example is evenly worn and most major detail remains intact, at least in outline. Unfortunately, LIBERTY is no longer legible, but the surfaces show only minor abrasions. Census: 5 in 8, 28 finer (2/12).(Registry values: N991) (NGC ID# 24K2, PCGS# 6328)

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March, 2012
8th-11th
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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.

This work will be the premier reference for 1796-1797 half dollars for years to come. Institutions having an extensive numismatic library or coin cabinet will find it a valuable complement to their holdings, and catalogers charged with writing up specimens for auction can now have an indispensable source of background and pedigree information. Likewise, coin dealers seeking to purchase one or more '96 or '97 half dollars for a client or for inventory, and collectors who own, have owned, or desire to own one will want this important reference work for their libraries.

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