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    1759 (1965) Martha Washington Half, MS65
    Judd-2132, Clad Composition

    (1965) 50C Martha Washington Half Dollar, Judd-2132, Pollock-2083, Low R.7, MS65 NGC. 172.98 gn. The obverse has a bust of Martha Washington with the date 1759, while the reverse shows Mount Vernon. The Mint calls these "nonsense dies" because they lack reference to the current date and the denomination. This piece was struck with a reeded edge in multilateral cupronickel-copper to test the composition in preparation for the clad coins of 1965. The present lustrous and well-preserved Gem displays light cream-gray toning. The strike is sharp at the centers but shows selected softness on the right-side borders. Both sides exhibit bold clash marks, as struck.

    Coin Index Numbers: (Variety PCGS# 619622, Base PCGS# 511836)


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