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    1912 Half Dollar, PR66
    Only Six Finer Coins at PCGS

    1912 50C PR66 PCGS. CAC. This spectacular Premium Gem, from a tiny proof mintage of just 700 pieces, is sharply detailed in most areas, but shows the usual softness on the reverse, in the area of the shield point. The deeply reflective surfaces are toned in attractive shades of champagne-gold and powder-blue. Population: 17 in 66, 6 finer (6/12).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 24PG, PCGS# 6559)

    Weight: 12.50 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    August, 2012
    2nd-5th Thursday-Sunday
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