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    1893 Half Dollar, PR68 Cameo
    Sublime Rainbow Toning

    1893 50C PR68 Cameo PCGS. CAC. Ex: Simpson. The color on this Superb Gem proof half dollar is absolutely sublime. A wild array of natural rainbow tones blankets each side. The underlying surfaces retain Cameo contrast between the devices and the flashy, reflective fields. A pristine proof from a mintage of 792 coins. Population: 3 in 68 Cameo, 0 finer. CAC: 4 in 68, 0 finer (1/21).(Registry values: N7079)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 24NV, PCGS# 86540)

    Weight: 12.50 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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