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    1961 50C PR62 NGC. Doubled Die Reverse. FS-013. Bill Fivaz and J. T. Stanton assign this variety a "High" interest factor in their 1994 book The Cherrypickers' Guide to Rare Die Varieties. Also listed and pictured in A Guide Book of United States Coins. The reverse doubling is readily evident on the UN in UNITED and on every letter in E PLURIBUS UNUM. This specific example has ample hairlines on the obverse, but the reverse is considerably finer. While not in exceptional condition, this coin provides a chance for the astute collector to own an example of a variety he or she may not otherwise have the opportunity to own. (NGC ID# 24TZ, PCGS# 6702)

    Weight: 12.50 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    The Draped Bust Half Dollars of 1796-1797 by Jon Amato

    The Draped Bust Half Dollars of 1796-1797 by Jon Amato is the culmination of more than 10 years of research into the Draped Bust Small Eagle half dollar series, one of the most coveted type coins in American numismatics and one about which remarkably little has been written.

    This work will be the premier reference for 1796-1797 half dollars for years to come. Institutions having an extensive numismatic library or coin cabinet will find it a valuable complement to their holdings, and catalogers charged with writing up specimens for auction can now have an indispensable source of background and pedigree information. Likewise, coin dealers seeking to purchase one or more '96 or '97 half dollars for a client or for inventory, and collectors who own, have owned, or desire to own one will want this important reference work for their libraries.

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