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    1809 50C Normal Edge AU53 PCGS. O-105, R.2. Raised spines in the field near several stars, especially stars 5, 11, and 12, identify Obverse 3. Reverse D has a die line that extends the leaf left of 50 to the border. That leaf has an internal hollow area.
    The obverse is flowlines, but has no evidence of the die crack on O-103. The reverse die crack in Overton is prominent on this example.
    Light silver surfaces have considerable satin luster with faint blue and amber toning highlights on each side. The surfaces are excellent quality for the grade. This appealing piece will serve a variety, date, or type collector well. Traces of deeper gray color mark the minor worn spots on the design high points.
    Don Frederick notes that "this is the much rarer extra large and thinner planchet sub-variety."
    From The Donald R. Frederick Collection of Early U.S. Coinage: Bayside Part II.(Registry values: N991)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 24ES, PCGS# 6092)

    Weight: 13.48 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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