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    1908 Barber Half, MS66
    Conditionally Rare

    1908 50C MS66 PCGS Secure. The 1908 Barber half dollar is an available date through MS64 but becomes scarce in MS65. This Premium Gem is a rarity. Only a few coins are known in this and finer grades. Olive, russet, and golden toning along the borders of this piece frames pearl-white interiors. No significant strike weakness occurs, and only a few light marks are noted on Liberty's cheek. Population: 8 in 66, 3 finer (6/18).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 24N4, PCGS# 6512)

    Weight: 12.50 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2018
    12th-15th Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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