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    Premium Gem Proof 1886 Seated Half
    Only One Finer Cameo Coin at PCGS

    1886 50C PR66 Cameo PCGS. Seated Liberty half dollars of the 1880s are all scarce-to-rare in business-strike format, making the rare proof examples that much more desirable. This delightful Premium Gem displays richly frosted design elements that provide intense cameo contrast with the deeply mirrored fields. Population: 3 in 66 Cameo, 1 finer (9/12). (NGC ID# 27UM, PCGS# 86447)

    Weight: 12.50 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2012
    18th-21st Thursday-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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