Lot Number 5
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1807 - O.108, T.1 R.3 PCGS AU 58
Bold luster oozes from this remarkable survivor of the early Mint. A pale ring of russet toning encases the stars and legend. The strike will be a major selling point. Few draped bust half-dollars display the detail found on this coin. Note, esp., Liberty’s lower curls and drapery lines. The eagle’s wing and breast feathers are equally sharp. A trace of friction crosses the bust. I doubt that the coin ever saw circulation. In all, a magnificent specimen that should draw serious bids from those working on a high-grade date or type set. Est. $5,500 and up.