1915-S Panama-Pacific 50C

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Lot 99A
1915-S Panama-Pacific 50C

Sold for US$ 14,400 inc. premium

Coins and Medals

28 Jan 2019, 10:00 PST

Los Angeles

1915-S Panama-Pacific 50C
Each side is toned in a similar fashion, exhibiting original tones including bright sea-green, gunmetal-blue, rich gold, and some sunset-red on the reverse. A simply stunning example, the result of 100 years of careful storage in a 2x2 Kraft envelope. As you would expect, the surfaces are boldly defined and essentially perfect as struck. Even close examination fails to reveal a single mark or tick of any kind. Accompanied by a letter from the Treasury Department that reads: " To whom it may concern: This is to certify that the herewith enclosed is No. 30 of the first issue of one hundred silver coins of the denomination of One Half Dollar which were struck from the coining press in the United States Mint at San Francisco, California, in commemoration of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, pursuant to the Act of Congress approved January 16, 1915." It is hand signed by J.W.H. Shanahan, Superintendent of the United States Mint, San Francisco, California. Also present is a 2x2 brown envelope that is typed P.P.I.E. SILVER HALF DOLLAR NUMBER THIRTY (30). The coin, letter, and envelope are housed in a clear plastic display holder. A very special display for the advanced U.S. commemorative collector. (PCGS 9357) Gem Brilliant Uncirculated
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