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    1805 O-111 Half Dollar, AU53
    Colorful Border Toning

    1805 50C O-111, R.2, AU53 NGC. Splashes of forest-green and hints of walnut-brown overlie steel-gray surfaces. Well defined and partly lustrous. Marks are inconsequential aside from a reverse rim nick at 7 o'clock and a slender line on Liberty's neck. The usual clashed and cracked die state, but without a radial crack between the AM in AMERICA. (NGC ID# 24EG, Variety PCGS# 39285, Base PCGS# 6069)

    Weight: 13.48 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    Feb-Mar, 2015
    26th-1st Thursday-Sunday
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