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    1947 Booker T. Washington Half, MS67
    Tied for Finest Certified at NGC, CAC

    1947 50C Booker T. Washington MS67 NGC. CAC. The Booker T. Washington series encompassed six years, 1946-1951. A total of 3,167,205 pieces were struck (P-D-S mintages combined), but only 1,609,041 pieces were actually distributed according to estimates. The balance of the coins were melted as unsold. In 1947, 100,017 P-mint pieces were struck, but only 6,000 coins were actually distributed. This is a rare Superb Gem survivor, brilliant and sharply struck, with just a few tiny marks and scattered flecks visible under a loupe. No examples are finer at NGC. Census: 11 in 67, 0 finer. CAC: 6 in 67, 0 finer (4/20).(Registry values: N1793)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# BYJV, PCGS# 9408)

    Weight: 12.50 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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

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