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    Astoundingly beautiful 1882 MS 68 NGC

    1882 MS 68 NGC. One of only 4,400 business strikes for the year. A more handsome example can only be imagined. Lovely sea-green and rose shades adorn semi-prooflike surfaces. This is the finest example graded by either service (4/97). There simply are no competitors. If you have been searching for a really special coin for your collection, then look no further than this astoundingly beautiful rarity in pristine condition. Worthy of a runaway price and impossible to duplicate either for the grade or the artistic colors. (NGC ID# 24KV, PCGS# 6364)

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    Auction Dates
    August, 1997
    2nd-5th Saturday-Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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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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