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    1959 Half Dollar, MS66+ Full Bell Lines
    Scarce High-Grade Representative

    1959 50C MS66+ Full Bell Lines PCGS. Like many extant Uncirculated 1959 half dollars, this coin is moderately toned over the obverse and fully brilliant on the reverse. There the similarity ends. Most survivors are noticeably abraded with inadequate striking definition. The fully frosted surfaces of the present Gem are distraction-free save for two small, out-of-the-way reeding marks on the Liberty Bell. Attractive and solidly graded. Population: 92 in 66 (15 in 66+) Full Bell Lines, 2 finer (4/20).(Registry values: N1793)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 24TJ, PCGS# 86676)

    Weight: 12.50 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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