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    1916-D/D 50C FS-501 MS65 PCGS. Although unmentioned on the PCGS insert, the mintmark is repunched southwest. Despite a mintage well in excess of the 1916, this introductory D-mint issue is only moderately scarcer in high grades. The 1916-D tends to come with strong strike detail, and this satiny Gem does not disappoint. Each side is lightly toned with faint accents of pale color.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 24PM, Variety PCGS# 145780, Base PCGS# 6567)

    Weight: 12.50 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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