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    1912 Barber Half, Toned PR68
    Registry-Grade Condition Rarity

    1912 50C PR68 PCGS. The proof 1912 Barber half dollar is mainly seen only in PR64 and lower grades. Gems are scarce, and finer pieces are rare. In PR68, this colorfully toned Registry coin is tied with one other coin as the finest non-Cameo 1912 proof at PCGS, and only a single PR68 Cameo is arguably finer. The NGC Census lists six PR68 coins (three of which are Star designated), also with none finer (4/20). Beautiful shades of sun-gold and lilac span the glimmering fields, with accents of deep violet and blue-green at the margins. The right shield corner is a touch soft as usual, but elsewhere the strike sharpness is outstanding.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 24PG, PCGS# 6559)

    Weight: 12.50 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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

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