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1935-S 50C San Diego, MS

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Type Coin
Title 1935-S 50C San Diego, MS
Date 1935
Grade MS63
Service NGC
Service Catalog # 9371
Denomination 50C
Mint Mark S

1935-S 50C San Diego MS63 NGC. The California-Pacific International Exposition two-coin set includes the 1935-S (70,132 coins) and the 1936-D (30,092 coins). Curiously, 180,000 of the 1935-S San Diego halves were recoined to strike 1936-D representatives, which in turn were melted en masse. A faint trace of golden color complements virtually brilliant surfaces with softly frosted luster. A group of marks on Minerva's knee are the only apparent flaws. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society

Heritage Newman IX, November 2017, lot 15481, realized $94. Images and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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