1812/1 50C Large 8 VF30 PCGS
Lot 1100
1812/1 50C Large 8 VF30 PCGS
US$ 8,000 - 9,000
£4,700 - 5,300
Auction Details
Coins & Medals New York
13 Dec 2012 10:00 EST

Auction 20086
1812/1 50C Large 8 VF30 PCGS
Lot Details
1812/1 50C Large 8 VF30 PCGS
O-101, R.5. According to the "United States Early Half Dollar Die Varieties, 1794-1836," (4th Ed.): "The only rare variety is the O.101 which is one of the two over-date varieties for the year. This rare variety has the large 8 in the date." This example is a well struck specimen, with the reverse die rotated clockwise by approximately 20 degrees. Modest wear is consistent with the grade, and few surface marks are apparent; a couple of shallow pin scratches are noted on the upper reverse, near the eagle's head. The pearl-gray coloration turns lighter on the highpoints. An attractive near-XF coin which will satisfy the needs of a serious early half dollar specialist. (PCGS 6102)
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