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    Washington President Half Dollar, GW-27
    Idler Copy, Mint State Details
    Very Rare White Metal Variety

    (Circa 1860) Washington President Half Dollar, Idler Copy -- Obverse Rim Damage -- NGC Details. Unc. Baker-25L, Kenney-1, Miller-Pa-215D, W-15890, GW-27. White metal, plain edge, 34 mm. Antebellum Philadelphia coin dealer William Idler issued a copy of the extremely rare Peter Getz half dollar pattern (GW-22) in four metals. Although copper pieces make regular auction appearances, white metal examples are as rare as GW-22 -- though much more affordable. This nicely struck specimen is slightly wavy near 10 o'clock, where the obverse rim has a pair of flattened dentils.
    Ex: Donald G. Partrick.

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    March, 2021
    17th-18th Wednesday-Thursday
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