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    Multicolor PR66 1869 Half

    1869 50C PR66 PCGS Secure. CAC. Marvelous original patina in shades of lilac, pink, and ice-blue is the hallmark of this Premium Gem proof Seated half, from a reported mintage of 600 coins. Few survivors indeed, however, match the aesthetic appeal present here. The strike is full throughout, and the minor evidence of contact is too trivial for singular mention.
    Ex: Tampa Signature (Heritage, 1/2011), lot 3826, which realized $4,168.75. (NGC ID# 27U4, PCGS# 6427)


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    April, 2013
    24th-28th Wednesday-Sunday
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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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