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    Desirable AU Details 1915-S Panama-Pacific Octagonal Fifty

    1915-S $50 Panama-Pacific 50 Dollar Octagonal--Scratched--NCS. AU Details. For this stately octagonal fifty dollar commemorative, the yellow-gold surfaces remain subtly radiant, though light, distinct wear crosses the high points. This wear, combined with the shallow scratches in the left obverse field that account for the details grade, are highly suggestive of this coin being used as a pocket piece. Still, a readily collectible example of this perennially popular gold commemorative issue, one of the crowning achievements of any such set. Its net mintage amounted to just 645 pieces, and a number of those coins have been lost to time.(Registry values: P7) (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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    December, 2008
    4th-7th Thursday-Sunday
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