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    1987 Half Dollar, Registry-Quality MS68
    The Single Finest Certified

    1987-P 50C MS68 PCGS. The Registry Set specialist's dream coin, this high-end Superb Gem is the single finest-certified 1987 Kennedy half dollar (6/14), and ranks a full grade point higher than the example in the highest-rated Registry Set. A blush of light golden color graces essentially perfect surfaces on each side, while the reverse exhibits a couple faint lavender-gold accents near the right border. This beauty should draw spirited bidding when it crosses the auction block.(Registry values: N208)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 24VA, PCGS# 6751)

    Weight: 11.34 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel (Over Copper Center)


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

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    August, 2014
    5th-9th Tuesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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    The Draped Bust Half Dollars of 1796-1797 by Jon Amato

    The Draped Bust Half Dollars of 1796-1797 by Jon Amato is the culmination of more than 10 years of research into the Draped Bust Small Eagle half dollar series, one of the most coveted type coins in American numismatics and one about which remarkably little has been written.

    This work will be the premier reference for 1796-1797 half dollars for years to come. Institutions having an extensive numismatic library or coin cabinet will find it a valuable complement to their holdings, and catalogers charged with writing up specimens for auction can now have an indispensable source of background and pedigree information. Likewise, coin dealers seeking to purchase one or more '96 or '97 half dollars for a client or for inventory, and collectors who own, have owned, or desire to own one will want this important reference work for their libraries.

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