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Lot 33800

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Type Coin
Title Lot 33800
Date 1890
Country U.S.
Service Catalog # 86451
Denomination 50C
Description 1890 50C PR67 Cameo NGC. Ex: "Col." E.H.R. Green. Rich golden and ice-blue patina surrounds the central portrait of Liberty on the thickly frosted silver-white obverse, creating excellent cameo contrast. The reverse eagle is equally well-frosted and shows a pinkish hue, with hints of gold and blue scattered about. The strike is bold throughout both sides. The 1890 proof Seated half production, at 590 pieces, was the lowest since 1877's total of 510 coins. Census: 10 in 67 Cameo, 0 finer (9/13). 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 @ $6.00; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Realized $10,575.00 . Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions,

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