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    Flashy Select 1883 Hawaii Hapalua

    1883 50C Hawaii Half Dollar MS63 PCGS. This beautiful and brilliant example is sharply struck, and is well preserved aside from a brief mark beneath the chin. The obverse field is semi-prooflike, and the portrait is frosty. The reverse exhibits sweeping cartwheel luster. A single-year type coin that is far scarcer than its mintage implies, since most pieces were melted after Hawaii became a U.S. territory. Population: 54 in 63, 45 finer (11/06). (NGC ID# 2C5B, PCGS# 10991)

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2007
    3rd-6th Wednesday-Saturday
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