1828 50C Overton 115 Sq Base 2, Sm 8, Lg Let MS66

CERTIFICATION#: 28524069
PCGS#: 39769

Owner's Comments

O.115 R2. Eliasberg. Lovely original tan and pewter surfaces with shimmering cartwheel luster. Described by the Eliasberg cataloger as," Sharp and well centered. Lustrous grayish brown with faint splashes of gold toning, particularly on the reverse. Choice surfaces overall. Another splendid coin. Die notes: Perfect obverse. The reverse has light peripheral die cracks through the tops and bottoms of various letters." Prior Auction by Bowers and Merena of "The Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection" Session Two on April 7, 1997, Lot 1842. Crossed from an NGC MS66 holder to PCGS. Obtained by private treaty with Michael Contursi at Rare Coin Wholesalers on July 26, 2013.

Expert Comments

Diameter: 32.50 millimeters Designer: John Reich Edge: Lettered: FIFTY CENTS OR HALF A DOLLAR
Mintage: 3,075,200 Weight: 13.50 grams Metal Content: 89.2% Silver, 10.8% Copper
4
62
6
66
8
78
10
85
12
95
15
110
25
140
1
30
155
35
175
40
225
45
285
1
45+
300
50
475
2
50+
495
53
625
1
53+
645
55+
825
58
1,350
1
58+
1,500
60
1,750
61
1,975
62
2,375
1
62+
2,550
63
3,100
63+
3,450
64
4,650
64+
6,250
65
14,000
65+
20,000
66
35,000
1

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS66 PCGS grade

Louis Eliasberg, Sr. Collection - Bowers & Merena 4/1997:1842 - Stack’s/Bowers 8/2012:11440, $9,488

2 MS65 estimated grade  
3 MS63 estimated grade  
3 MS63 estimated grade  
5 MS60 estimated grade