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    1857 Seated Liberty Half, MS66
    Finest Certified at PCGS

    1857 50C MS66 PCGS. Like many issues of this period, the 1857 Seated Liberty half dollar is not difficult to locate in lower grades, but is a prime condition rarity at the Premium Gem level. This well-detailed MS66 example exhibits vibrant satiny mint luster under shades of golden-brown and amber patina. A few clash marks are evident on both sides. Population: 1 in 66, 0 finer (12/12).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 24HS, PCGS# 6290)

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    January, 2013
    9th-14th Wednesday-Monday
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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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