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    Important 1809 O-114a Half, XF40 Details
    Possible Condition Census Specimen

    1809 50C Normal Edge Genuine PCGS. O-114a, R.5. A series of diagonal die lines is usually visible through the TA of STATES. They are prominent on this example, and positively identify the O-114 die marriage.
    This late die state piece has all of the reverse die cracks described for O-114a in the fourth edition of Overton.
    XF40 Details, Cleaned. While some evidence of cleaning is noted, this is an attractive and natural appearing half dollar with pastel gold, blue, and green toning on each side. No pieces finer than XF45 have been offered in auctions recorded in Stephen Herrman's reference. Despite its imperfections, the Frederick Collection coin appears to rank in the Condition Census.
    From The Donald R. Frederick Collection of Early U.S. Coinage: Bayside Part II.


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