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1925 50C Vancouver, MS

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Type Coin
Title 1925 50C Vancouver, MS
Date 1925
Grade MS60
Service NGC
Service Catalog # 9399
Denomination 50C

1925 50C Vancouver -- Harshly Cleaned -- NGC Details. Unc. Rivi?re du Loup, Quebec native, physician, North West Company partner, and later Hudson Bay Company trader Dr. John McLoughlin founded Fort Vancouver, Washington in 1825 -- an event commemorated by these half dollars. Although 50,028 examples were originally minted, only 14,994 pieces were distributed. This representative has the sharpness of an Uncirculated coin, but both sides show evidence of a harsh cleaning in the form of myriad hairlines. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.

Heritage Newman IX, November 2017, lot 15471, realized $288. Images and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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