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1832 50C O-102a, MS

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Type Coin
Title 1832 50C O-102a, MS
Date 1832
Grade MS62
Service NGC
Service Catalog # 39859
Denomination 50C

1832 50C Small Letters, O-102a, R.3, MS62 NGC. Missing tail feathers, threadlike stems to the leaves and berries, and misshapen arrowheads all are diagnostics for the scarce late die stage of O-102a. This sharp, Uncirculated example displays deep-blue and brick-red toning with silvery iridescence at the borders. The Small Letters legend is snug to the dentils, often a confusing factor when attributing the O-102a variety. 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 @ $2.50; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.

Heritage Newman IX, November 2017, lot 15438, realized $1560. Images and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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