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Lot 33479

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Type Coin
Title Lot 33479
Date 1874
Country U.S.
Service Catalog # 6348
Denomination 50C
Mint Mark S
Description 1874-S 50C Arrows MS65 NGC. WB-101. Ex: "Col." E.H.R. Green. The 1874-S is a low-mintage better date in the Seated Liberty half dollar series. This coin exhibits the small wide mintmark, positioned above the F in HALF, that identifies the WB-101 variety. The WB-101 is an R.7 variety in Mint State grades. The coin offered here is an attractive Gem, with sharply detailed design elements and vibrant mint luster throughout. The well-preserved surfaces display pleasing shades of champagne-gold and smoky gray toning, with a few hints of pink and amber. No mentionable distractions are evident and eye appeal is quite strong. Census: 2 in 65, 2 finer (10/13). Ex: "Colonel" E.H.R. Green; Green Estate; Partnership of Eric P. Newman / B.G. Johnson d.b.a. St. Louis Stamp & Coin Co.; Eric P. Newman @ $15.00; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Realized $18,800.00 . Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions,

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