||1806 50C Pointed 6, Stem AU55+ NGC. CAC. O-115a, R.2. The familiar die crack through the date and first two stars on O-115 broadens and branches into two cracks left of the date on the O-115a. Half dollar production soared to 839,576 pieces in 1806, following the official cessation of silver dollar coinage, although no silver dollars had been struck since 1804. This high-end Choice AU specimen retains almost all of its original design detail. The pleasing, original and deeply toned antique gray surfaces are remarkably free of abrasions. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Realized $10,575.00 . Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions, ha.com.