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    Reddish Tinted 'Peacock' Reverse 1853 Half Dollar, MS61
    BG-302

    1853 50C Peacock Reverse 50 Cents, BG-302, Low R.4, MS61 NGC. Die State IV with a relatively large obverse die break or "cud" at 3 o'clock. A rare and significant die state of this tremendously popular variety. Only a few "Peacock" varieties were produced, which provide a dramatic change of pace from the usual wreath reverse. Evenly struck and satiny with rose-red and yellow-gold toning. Census: 2 in 61, 7 finer (1/08). (NGC ID# 2BJ7, PCGS# 10422)

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    February, 2008
    14th-16th Thursday-Saturday
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    The marketing was exceptional from the photos to the ads in Civil War Times and North South Trader for the cross over people!!! I have had many emails from my Civil War collecting fraternity that saw these and I saw them at the national show in Nashville/Franklin in early December.
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