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    Rarely Encountered Ben F. Wyant/May Flower Saloon
    Memphis, TN Counterstamp

    1858-O Seated Half Dollar VF30 NGC. Ben F. Wyant, May Flower Saloon, Memphis, TN Counterstamp. Brunk M-326, Rulau Tenn 102. A rarely encountered counterstamp, both the host coin and the stamp display nice eye appeal on this example. The May Flower Saloon was located at No. 137 Main St. The host coins for this counterstamp are generally half dollars dated 1854-1858. The stamp is boldly impressed onto the host coin. In 2003, coins with this counterstamp were listed with a value of $400 to $600 in Hartzog's Countermarked Coins Price Guide.

    Coin Index Numbers: (PCGS# 661070)


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

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2013
    9th-14th Wednesday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
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