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    1901 Barber Half, PR68 Cameo
    Beautiful Rainbow Peripheries
    Condition Census Registry-Grade Cameo

    1901 50C PR68 Cameo PCGS. CAC. Ex: Simpson. The eye appeal of this high-end Superb Gem Cameo proof easily matches expectations for the near-flawless grade. Undisturbed, gleaming fields accent the satiny, sharply struck design elements, which are also devoid of contact. Thins ribbons of true rainbow color weave through and around the obverse border stars, while both sides of the coin display margins of otherwise blue, violet, and amber toning around champagne interiors. The attractiveness of this coin cannot be overstated.

    PCGS has only certified two other Cameo proofs in this grade (one of which is Plus graded), with none finer. No Deep Cameos are listed this fine. The importance of this piece for Registry collectors is unsurpassed. Population: 3 in 68 (1 in 68+) Cameo, 0 finer (9/20).(Registry values: N7079)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 24P5, PCGS# 86548)

    Weight: 12.50 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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