1866-S No Motto Half Dollar, Unc Details
1866-S 50C No Motto -- Improperly Cleaned -- NCS. Unc
Details. The slow and spotty communication between Philadelphia
and San Francisco saw the latter Mint strike several issues after
the main facility ordered a particular design discontinued,
including No Motto coins in 1866. This No Motto 1866-S half dollar,
one of 60,000 pieces struck, has no trace of wear, though the
silver-blue surfaces show disturbed luster from a past
cleaning.(Registry values: N2998)
Last of the No Motto Business Strikes
Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 24JH, PCGS# 6315)
Weight: 12.44 grams
Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper
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