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    1859 Half Dollar, PR64 Cameo
    High-End With CAC Approval

    1859 50C PR64 Cameo NGC. CAC. WB-101. Type One Reverse, with LF in HALF closely spaced. The Mint began its public proof offerings in 1858 and distributed them free of charge through 1859, when 800 pieces were minted. Contrasted silver surfaces are minimally toned, and the devices are expectedly razor-sharp. Close inspection reveals a few wispy lines and small ticks of no importance. Obviously high-end for the grade. Census: 3 in 64 Cameo, 13 finer. CAC: 4 in 64, 2 finer (12/17).
    From The Bayside Collection. Consignor's Note: No coins in The Bayside Collection were submitted to NGC or PCGS for regrading or crossover since the coins were originally purchased by the consignor.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 27TJ, PCGS# 86413)

    Weight: 12.44 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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