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    Washington President Half Dollar, Idler Copy
    Copper, GW-27, Unc Details

    (Circa 1860) Washington President Half Dollar, Idler Copy--"Copy" Removed--NGC Details. Unc. Baker-25M, Kenney-1, Miller-Pa-215C, W-15870, GW-27. Copper, plain edge, 34 mm. Philadelphia coin dealer William Idler issued copies of the rare GW-22 Getz pattern in four different medals. Copper examples are seen more frequently than their silver, white metal, and brass counterparts. Several survivors have the COPY stamp effaced, though one doubts that it helped those owners achieve a higher price. Otherwise, an attractive mahogany-brown example with unmarked fields and one short narrow mark on the cheek.
    Ex: Donald G. Partrick.


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    March, 2021
    17th-18th Wednesday-Thursday
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