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1794 O-106 Half Dollar, Fine Details
1794 50C O-106, T-4, Low R.6 -- Environmental Damage -- PCGS
Genuine Secure. Fine Details.
Elusive First-Year Die Marriage
Tompkins Die State 1/1. Steel-gray borders encompass slate interiors with olive-gray undertones on this deeply toned O-106 (T-4) example. All legends and stars are distinct, and the wings and tail display partial feather detail. The obverse has a few thin lines near stars 5 and 9, and the microgranular reverse exhibits minor Mint-made adjustment marks near the lower border. An appealing example of this rare first-year die pairing.
From The Lake Goodwin Collection.
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