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    Finest Certified B-4 1849 Large Date Half Cent, MS66 Brown

    1849 1/2 C Large Date MS66 Brown NGC. B-4, C-1, R.2. Struck from planchets provided by Crocker Bros. & Co., the large date on the obverse is actually from a date logotype intended for Half Eagles. This is the finest example certified by either of the major services. The surfaces are glossy and brown with significant areas of blue in the fields and an occasional dash of original red still in evidence on the obverse. Sharply struck throughout and showing no evidence of the die crumbling usually seen on business strikes of this variety. (NGC ID# 26Y5, PCGS# 1218)

    Weight: 5.44 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper


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    January, 2003
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