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    Select O-101a 1821 Half Dollar

    1821 50C MS63 PCGS Secure. O-101a, R.1. Ex: Silbermünzen. Golden-brown and sea-green bathe this shimmering and suitably struck Bust half. Marks are minimal for the grade, and the toning is aesthetically pleasing. Coined from clashed dies.
    Ex: Jascha Heifetz Collection (Superior, 10/1989), lot 677; Silbermünzen Collection (Heritage, 5/2008), lot 532, which realized $3,737.50.(Registry values: N1793) (NGC ID# 24FF, PCGS# 6128)

    Weight: 13.48 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    August, 2012
    2nd-5th Thursday-Sunday
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    The Draped Bust Half Dollars of 1796-1797 by Jon Amato

    The Draped Bust Half Dollars of 1796-1797 by Jon Amato is the culmination of more than 10 years of research into the Draped Bust Small Eagle half dollar series, one of the most coveted type coins in American numismatics and one about which remarkably little has been written.

    This work will be the premier reference for 1796-1797 half dollars for years to come. Institutions having an extensive numismatic library or coin cabinet will find it a valuable complement to their holdings, and catalogers charged with writing up specimens for auction can now have an indispensable source of background and pedigree information. Likewise, coin dealers seeking to purchase one or more '96 or '97 half dollars for a client or for inventory, and collectors who own, have owned, or desire to own one will want this important reference work for their libraries.

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