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    Attractive Panama-Pacific Octagonal

    1915-S $50 Panama-Pacific 50 Dollar Octagonal MS 62 PCGS. The octagonal fifty was produced in slightly larger numbers than its round counterpart (645 vs. 483 pieces), probably because of the novelty of the eight-sided design. The octagonal has dolphins about the borders symbolizing America's desire to keep the Panama Canal open throughout the term of the Great War. Lightly, almost imperceptibly hairlined on each side, this piece has much greater eye appeal than one would imagine from the stated grade. (NGC ID# BYHP, PCGS# 7452)

    Weight: 83.59 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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

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    May-Jun, 2001
    31st-2nd Thursday-Saturday
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