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1935/34-S 50C Boone MS68

CERTIFICATION#: 25611529
PCGS #: 9264

Owner's Comments

Ex: Porter

Expert Comments

David Hall

A mere 2,004 1935-S with the "small 1934" Boones were minted and distributed. Though the subject of controversy at the time of issue (see the narrative for the 1935-D small 1934, coin #9263), the fact is that this is one of the lowest mintage silver commemoratives and indeed one of the lowest mintage regular strike United States coins of the 20th century. Virtually the entire mintage was saved at the time of issue and this coin is fairly easy to find in MS64 thru MS 66 condition. The 1935-S small 1934 is rarer than the 1935-D small 1934 in MS65 and MS66 condition, and in MS67 condition, the 1935-S small 1934 is rare. Most examples have semi-frosty satin like surfaces and they usually have good eye appeal.

 

Diameter

30.60 millimeters
Designer

Augustus Lukeman
Edge

Reeded
Mintage

2004
Weight

12.50 grams
Metal Content

90% Silver, 10% Copper
Country

The United States of America
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Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades Survival Estimate Numismatic Rarity Relative Rarity by Type Relative Rarity by Series
65 or Better 1700 R-4.7 1 / 144 TIE 1 / 144 TIE
All Grades 1350 R-4.8 1 / 144 TIE 1 / 144 TIE
60 or Better 650 R-5.7 4 / 144 TIE 4 / 144 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS68 PCGS grade MS68 PCGS grade
1 MS68 PCGS grade
3 MS67+ PCGS grade
3 MS67+ PCGS grade
5 MS67 PCGS grade MS67 PCGS grade

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