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    Sharply Struck 1942 Half Dollar, PR68
    Vivid Rim Toning

    1942 50C PR68 PCGS. CAC. This is a stunning Superb Gem proof that boasts silver-white, low-contrast centers that complement iridescent rim color on each side. The obverse includes vivid emerald, saffron, and magenta hues, while the reverse shows a sprinkling of amber and charcoal. The strike is quite thorough, if just short of absolute. Population: 37 in 68, 1 finer (3/13).(Registry values: N1793) (NGC ID# 282G, PCGS# 6642)

    Weight: 12.50 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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