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    Colorfully Toned, Gem 1849-O Half Dime

    1849-O MS 65 NGC. A key Seated half dime issue at the XF level and an almost unheard-of rarity as a gem. Of the 140,000 pieces reportedly struck, it has been suggested by Breen that some of these may have been dated 1848. Each side is rather deeply toned in lilac, rose, and steel-blue shades, with full, shimmering underlying luster. Like most seen of this elusive issue, occasional weakness is noted on the highpoints. Population: 2 in 65, none higher (1/99). (NGC ID# 233E, PCGS# 4344)

    Weight: 1.34 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    March, 1999
    13th-16th Saturday-Tuesday
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