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    1936 Walking Liberty Half, PR66
    Sharp and Attractively Toned

    1936 50C PR66 PCGS. CAC. This fully struck proof has hints of iridescence throughout the delicate champagne patina, adding to the eye appeal of the glimmering fields and razor-sharp devices. Adolph Weinman's Walking Liberty half dollar was not originally issued in proof format, but in 1936 the Mint began to issue proof sets once again. The debut proof Walker is the scarcest proof in the series in high grade. PCGS has seen 48 submissions finer than the present coin (7/17).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 27V4, PCGS# 6636)

    Weight: 12.50 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2017
    7th-10th Thursday-Sunday
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