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Lot 33750

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Type Coin
Title Lot 33750
Date 1877
Country U.S.
Service Catalog # 6356
Denomination 50C
Mint Mark CC
Description 1877-CC 50C MS64 NGC. Type Two Reverse. WB-103, Die Pair WB-9, R.4. Ex: "Col." E.H.R. Green. This near-Gem 1877-CC has a Type Two reverse hub (closed lower berry) and a Medium CC mintmark. The reverse die has the mintmark uniquely positioned low in the field below the olive branch and feather tip. This is the only Type Two 1877-CC with this reverse. This coin has impressive blue-steel and gray fields with silver highlights. Virtually abrasion-free. This half dollar is the finest known for the die marriage and a fantastic coin for the die variety specialist. 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 @ $5.00; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Realized $3,055.00 . Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions,

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