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    1963-D Franklin Half, MS66+
    Vividly Toned Full Bell Lines Example

    1963-D 50C MS66+ Full Bell Lines PCGS Secure. A Registry-grade example of this final-year Denver issue, showing vivid sun-orange, amber, violet, and ocean-blue toning over each side. The strike is sharp and original, frosty luster dazzles the eye. Only a single finer Full Bell Lines example is reported at PCGS, and just seven other Plus-graded pieces are listed in this grade (11/18).(Registry values: N1793)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 24TU, PCGS# 86685)

    Weight: 12.50 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2018
    13th-14th Thursday-Friday
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