1811 50C Large 8, O-103, R.3, MS65+ PCGS. Ex: Simp...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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1811 O-103 Half Dollar, MS65
1811 50C Large 8, O-103, R.3, MS65+ PCGS. Ex: Simpson. The
tiny die lines in front of the bust, near the milling, promptly
identify this Large 8 variety. What the O-103 identification fails
to distinguish is the incredible premium toning, completely
original, that appears evenly on each side. Concentric circles of
mint-green, iridescent blue, and pinkish-gray form an appearance
that is unsurpassable in terms of aesthetic appeal. Brilliant mint
luster shines unimpeded through the toning, and the sharp strike is
every bit a match for the Gem classification. Simply unimprovable.
This piece is the second finest known per the census in the fifth
edition of the Overton reference.
Second Finest Known
Ex: ANA Signature (Heritage, 8/2007), lot 1680.
Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 24EU, PCGS# 6096)
Weight: 13.48 grams
Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper
Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.
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