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    1819/8 Half Dollar, MS64
    Overton-104, Large 9

    1819/8 50C Large 9, O-104, R.1, MS64 PCGS. CAC. The early die state variety, as usual, with no crack through the arrowheads. This Choice CAC example displays good sharpness on the central devices but is weak on select stars and on PLURIBUS. Dusky golden toning warms each side, ceding to amber-orange border hues on the reverse. There are no distracting abrasions.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 24FC, Variety PCGS# 39559, Base PCGS# 6119)

    Weight: 13.48 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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