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    Extremely Rare 1806 O-127a Half Dollar

    1806 50C Pointed 6, Stem. O-127a, R.7. AG3 NGC. The very rare O-127a variety is instantly identified by the prominent obverse die crack through the lower points of star 6. STATES OF is nearly worn smooth, AMERICA and most obverse stars are faint, but the date and LIBERTY are bold, as is UNITED, the olive branch, the arrowheads, and the stars above the eagle. Only eight or possibly nine examples of this variety are known, nearly all in lower grades.
    Ex: Sheridan Downey (6/1988). Envelope Included.(Registry values: N1) (NGC ID# 24EJ, PCGS# 6071)

    Weight: 13.48 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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