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CEO - 13th

Current Statistics
Rank

13
GPA with Top Bonuses

65.933
GPA Weighted

65.933
Complete

100.00%
Set Rating

65.933

About This Set: I began collecting commemoratives in 1988, with the acquisition of Pan-Pac, Connecticut and California halves. It's been a love affair ever since. The basic set was completed via the F.U.N. 2007 show and the upgrade process continues.

CEO

Image Item PCGS # Date Denom Grade PCGS # Pop PCGS # Pop Higher Pop Pop Higher Comments
ISABELLA 25C 9220 1893 25C MS66 237 75 23775
The obverse periphery is bathed in a coppery luster, creating a splendid halo around Queen Isabella. The obverse is sharply struck (count the beads and gems!) and the surface is smooth, befitting an MS66. The reverse is toned a rather uniform steel blue that shimmers as the coin is pivoted in the hand. Ex: Franklin West Collection; Ex: Stack's October 1970 sale, Lot 570.
ALABAMA 50C 9224 1921 50C MS66 119 20 24236
Brilliant with shimmering champagne luster.
ALBANY 50C 9227 1936 50C MS66 888 231 888231
The obverse is untoned, with a soft, gentle luster. The reverse, while basically untoned, offers subtle gold highlights and a touch of blue.
ANTIETAM 50C 9229 1937 50C MS67 341 40 34140
Lovely champagne toning on the obverse and reverse. Lustrous surfaces throughout.
ARKANSAS 50C 9238 1936-D 50C MS66 216 64 1987510
Soft luster with hints of blue, purple and pink.
BAY BRIDGE 50C 9254 1936-S 50C MS67 191 34 19134
Wonderfully light pastel colors adorn both the obverse and reverse. OGH.
BOONE 50C 9270 1937 50C MS67 106 19 844123
BOOKER T WASHINGTON 50C 9421 1950-D 50C MS66 258 49 66951395
Both the obverse and reverse exhibit amazingly brilliant luster.
BRIDGEPORT 50C 9279 1936 50C MS66 776 113 776113
CALIFORNIA 50C 9281 1925-S 50C MS66 398 154 398154
The obverse features a bronze and copper luster with hints of blue at the periphery. The reverse offers the same mix of colors though in a variegated pattern.
CINCINNATI 50C 9283 1936 50C MS66 158 36 576123
CLEVELAND 50C 9288 1936 50C MS66 699 112 699112
Brilliant with cartwheel luster.
COLUMBIA 50C 9292 1936-D 50C MS67 196 46 39576
The outer concentric ring on the obverse shows lovely tab toning of bronze, gold and blue. The reverse has a subtle band of gold around the periphery.
COLUMBIAN 50C 9296 1892 50C MS66 271 71 488134
Both the obverse and reverse of this Columbian half dollar are richly toned in steel blue, purple and bronze.
CONNECTICUT 50C 9299 1935 50C MS66 588 137 588137
Brilliant with shimmering luster. The reverse has a touch of gold in the field above the eagle's wings. OGH.
DELAWARE 50C 9301 1936 50C MS66 740 194 740194
Brilliant, save for a narrow band of gold around the rim.
ELGIN 50C 9303 1936 50C MS67 213 42 21342
Wonderful, rich bronze toning along the periphery of both the obverse and reverse. The obverse portrait is bathed in lustrous blue, while the reverse has a splash of purple across the Pioneer Memorial.
GETTYSBURG 50C 9305 1936 50C MS66 733 161 733161
Bright and lustrous. CAC. OGH.
GRANT 50C 9306 1922 50C MS66 308 81 34593
The obverse of this Grant half has lovely, even champagne toning. The reverse has a similar look to the obverse, with the addition of dappled bronze, copper and gold.
HAWAIIAN 50C 9309 1928 50C MS65 540 136 540136
Both sides offer smooth surfaces and champagne toning, with hints of steel blue and peripheral highlights in gold.
HUDSON 50C 9312 1935 50C MS66 273 47 27347
Brilliant and lustrous with a hint of pink and gold.
HUGUENOT 50C 9314 1924 50C MS66 399 96 39996
Fully brilliant with strong, frosty luster.
IOWA 50C 9316 1946 50C MS67 866 149 866149
Swirling luster and a pale golden aura at the periphery.
LEXINGTON 50C 9318 1925 50C MS66 393 62 39362
Untoned, with a strong strike and fantastic cartwheel luster.
LINCOLN 50C 9320 1918 50C MS67 112 26 11226
Strong cartwheel luster with a hint of purple in the fields.
LONG ISLAND 50C 9322 1936 50C MS66 512 118 512118
Satiny luster with a hint of speckled toning at the periphery.
LYNCHBURG 50C 9324 1936 50C MS66 672 157 672157
Lustrous with hints of purple and rose. OGH.
MAINE 50C 9326 1920 50C MS66 438 77 43877
MARYLAND 50C 9328 1934 50C MS66 625 88 62588
MISSOURI 50C 9331 1921 50C MS65 314 46 594105
Wonderful luster with hints of a rainbow on the obverse periphery and greens, golds and purples on the reverse fields.
MONROE 50C 9333 1923-S 50C MS65 493 135 493135
Both sides are a brilliant, frosty white, and exhibit strong cartwheel luster. Ex: The Vetter Family Collection of Commemorative Half Dollars
NEW ROCHELLE 50C 9335 1938 50C MS67 201 45 20648
Sparkling luster and brilliant white.
NORFOLK 50C 9337 1936 50C MS68 195 15 19515
The obverse of this monster coin features a periphery of bronze and gold while the reverse offers a dappled metallic pattern.
OREGON 50C 9353 1939-D 50C MS67 165 41 2523469
Satin luster throughout with a hint of gold on the reverse periphery.
PANAMA PACIFIC 50C 9357 1915-S 50C MS66 285 125 290126
Brilliant with splashes of purple.
PILGRIM 50C 9360 1921 50C MS66 306 76 717156
Lustrous champagne surfaces.
RHODE ISLAND 50C 9364 1936-D 50C MS66 498 89 1322219
ROANOKE 50C 9367 1937 50C MS67 354 77 35477
Satin luster with a hint of gold.
ROBINSON 50C 9369 1936 50C MS66 494 121 494121
Fully champagne surfaces with hints of glittering gold.
SAN DIEGO 50C 9371 1935-S 50C MS67 180 29 27349
Pale, lustrous gold toning on the obverse and reverse. Additional dappled rainbow toning adorns the periphery of the reverse.
SESQUI 50C 9374 1926 50C MS65 341 27 34127
An essentially untoned Sesquicentennial, with soft champagne luster. Ex: Snow White Collection
SPANISH TRAIL 50C 9376 1935 50C MS66 629 191 629191
Steel, satin luster with a subtle tint of gold on the reverse.
STONE MOUNTAIN 50C 9378 1925 50C MS66 994 326 1000327
TEXAS 50C 9387 1936-D 50C MS67 382 40 2012270
Frosty white goodness!
VANCOUVER 50C 9399 1925 50C MS66 370 97 37097
Amazing toning throughout with dapples of red, green, gold, magenta. CAC.
VERMONT 50C 9401 1927 50C MS65 1006 571 1006571
WASHINGTON CARVER 50C 9432 1951-S 50C MS66 222 33 1682242
Concentric champagne luster on both the obverse and reverse.
WISCONSIN 50C 9447 1936 50C MS67 504 89 50489
YORK 50C 9449 1936 50C MS67 588 60 58860
Lustrous, satin surfaces with a hint of gold.
LAFAYETTE $1 9222 1900 $1 MS65 294 117 294117
Frosty and white, with a touch of pale gold about the periphery on both sides.