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    Scarce 1809 O-107a Half, AU53
    III Edge

    1809 50C III Edge AU53 PCGS. O-107a, R.4. The obverse has the fore curl joined to the headband. A sharp die defect mount between the O and C identifies the reverse that was also used on O-108.
    This late die state piece requires careful examination to correctly record the obverse die cracks. The reverse is clashed with embossed segments and a rough die defect at the left outer edge of the C in 50C.
    A highly lustrous piece with bright silver surfaces, this example has a few splashes of gold on the obverse. A few minor imperfections are entirely trivial. Although shy of the Condition Census, this example is probably in the top 20 for the variety.
    Edge 52: CENTS OR HALF A DOLLAFRIFTY.
    From The Donald R. Frederick Collection of Early U.S. Coinage: Bayside Part II.

    Weight: 13.48 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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