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1946 50C Iowa, MS

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Type Coin
Title 1946 50C Iowa, MS
Date 1946
Grade MS66
Service NGC
Service Catalog # 9316
Denomination 50C

1946 50C Iowa MS66 NGC. Interestingly, 500 of the 100,000 coins struck for collectors were set to be distributed in 1996, and another 500 are awaiting distribution in 2046. The 90,000 coins available at the original moment of issue were successfully distributed to local and out-of-state collectors. The Premium Gem offered here radiates thick mint frost over clean surfaces that show daubs of russet patina around the margins. The centers remain brilliant with a single alloy spot above the eagle's right (facing) wing. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.

Heritage Newman IX, November 2017, lot 15503, realized $99. Images and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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