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1921 50C Missouri, MS

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Type Coin
Title 1921 50C Missouri, MS
Date 1921
Grade AU58
Service NGC
Service Catalog # 9330
Denomination 50C

1921 50C Missouri AU58 NGC. This is a richly toned Missouri half dollar with a uniform layer of mixed olive-green, golden-orange, and crimson patina over each side. Grade-limiting friction is practically unseen over well-struck motifs. The design for the Missouri Centennial commemoratives was executed by California sculptor Robert Aitken. An estimated 11,400 Plain examples without 2x4 in the left obverse field are estimated to have been sold to collectors. Many more were melted. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.

Heritage Newman IX, November 2017, lot 15463, realized $288. Images and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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