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1826 50C O-109, MS

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Type Coin
Title 1826 50C O-109, MS
Date 1826
Grade AU58
Service NGC
Service Catalog # 39678
Denomination 50C

1826 50C O-109, R.1, AU58 NGC. CAC. The reverse legend was entered into the working die by hand on lettered edge Bust halves, always useful for collectors to help distinguish die marriages. On O-109, A and T in STATES are in line and touch at the base, as does A and M in AMERICA. Other coins show AM touching, but O-109 is the only 1826 variety where both AT and AM are joined. This CAC-endorsed near-Mint example is lustrous and sharp with vibrant orange and sea-green toning. Ex: "Colonel" E.H.R. Green; Green Estate; Partnership of Eric P. Newman / B.G. Johnson d.b.a. St. Louis Stamp and Coin Co.; Eric P. Newman @ $1.50; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.

Heritage Newman IX, November 2017, lot 15435, realized $1680. Images and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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