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    1892 50C PR64 NGC. CAC. The first-year Barber half dollar has the highest proof mintage of the type, but fully struck examples with light original peripheral toning are always in demand. The portrait is frosty throughout, although reverse contrast is less conspicuous. Certified in a former generation holder. CAC: 4 in 64, 14 finer (3/19).
    From The William Rehwald Proof Set Collection. (Registry values: N1793)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 24NU, PCGS# 6539)

    Weight: 12.50 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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