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    Splendid Cameo Proof 1868 Half Dollar

    1868 50C PR66* Cameo NGC. An irresistibly beautiful specimen that is well deserving of its eye appeal star. Both sides have multicolored outlines of deep russet, rose, and emerald-green iridescence that leave ellipses of brilliance in the centers and enable the dramatic contrast to burst forth. Population: 1 in 66 Cameo, 0 finer (11/02).
    From the Col. Carmine Penta Collection. (NGC ID# 27U3, PCGS# 86426)


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    Feb-Mar, 2003
    27th-1st Thursday-Saturday
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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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