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    1923-S Monroe Half Dollar, MS66+
    Surprisingly Scarce in High Grades

    1923-S 50C Monroe MS66+ PCGS. CAC. The 1923-S Monroe half dollar had the third largest distribution for any commemorative issue to that point after the Columbian halves of 1892 and 1893. In all, 274,077 coins were released into public hands, many at face value. Remarkably few examples are as well-preserved at this Plus-graded Premium Gem, especially considering the high mintage. Frosty surfaces remain mostly brilliant with blushes of golden-orange and ice-blue border toning. There are 11 grading events higher at PCGS (9/19).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# BYH4, PCGS# 9333)

    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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    October, 2019
    17th-24th Thursday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
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