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    1909 Barber Half, PR68
    Top-Grade Toned Registry Coin

    1909 50C PR68 PCGS. CAC. Ex: Simpson. The 1909 is among the more plentiful proof Barber half dollars overall, despite a trivial mintage of only 650 pieces. Nonetheless, few examples survive that achieve grades worthy of competitive Registry Sets. In PR68, this coin is among the finest certified. The coin is almost perfect, both in its preservation and its strike quality. The reflective fields yield vivid gold, olive, and amber toning, while the softly frosted devices glisten beneath a light. Population: 10 in 68 (1 in 68+), 0 finer (9/20).(Registry values: N4719)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 24PD, PCGS# 6556)

    Weight: 12.50 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    19th Thursday 5:50 pm CT
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    19th-22nd Thursday-Sunday
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    This lot is in: 1 - Signature® Bob R. Simpson Collection, Part 2 Floor Session (Live Floor, Live Phone, Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 3001-3279) - 6:00 PM Central Time, Thursday, November 19, 2020.
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