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    Choice Hawaiian Half Dollar

    1883 Hawaii Half Dollar MS 63 NGC. Semi-prooflike on the obverse, completely untoned, and very bright. An interesting coinage from the island of Hawaii, issued only in this year by King Kalakaua I. Struck by the United States mint at San Francisco. Originally, 700,000 half dollars were struck, but 612,245 were recalled and melted, making this a scarce issue. (NGC ID# 2C5B, PCGS# 10991)

    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

    ‡ The owner placed a late bid on this unreserved lot and repurchased it, subject to applicable commission.

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    Auction Dates
    August, 1995
    16th-19th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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