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    1846 Tall Date Half Dollar, MS66
    Finest Certified Tall Date
    Unlisted Die Variety

    1846 50C Tall Date MS66 NGC. The open 6 in the date confirms the Tall Date. The MS66 coin in this sale represents a die variety unlisted in Wiley and Bugert (see Paul Brill, "A New 1846 Tall Date Half Dollar Die Variety," The Gobrecht Journal, Collective Volume Number Four, pp. 432-434). Brill says this variation was listed by Larry Briggs in a Coin World ad dated January 3, 1994.
    This die variety shows the following: recutting on the left side of the 8; recutting on all stars except star 9; a die crack through the bottoms of HALF DOL; a crack through the tops of STATES; a light crack through the tops of RICA.
    Electric-blue toning at the margins yields to reddish-gold and lavender in the centers. The design elements are sharply struck and there are no post-strike impairments. Census: 1 in 66 Tall Date, 0 finer (11/11). (NGC ID# 24H7, PCGS# 6252)


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