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1812 50C MS62 PCGS #39455

O.109, R2. Ex-chuck Link

1813 50C MS62 PCGS #39471

O.109, R3. LDS and probably equivalent to O.109a R5, the so-called single leaf. Through either excessive die wear or die lapping, as evidenced here, the 2nd leaf has been lost. On high grade specimens like this a trace of the 2nd leaf often shows.

1818 50C AU58+ PCGS #6113

O.104a, R3. CAC.

1824 50C MS65+ PCGS #6137

O.105, R2. CAC.

1826 50C MS62 PCGS #39685

O.114, R4+

1827 50C Square Base 2 MS64+ PCGS #6144

O.126, R2. CAC.

1807 50C Large Stars 50/20 AU58 PCGS #6086

O.112, R1. CAC. The misnamed 50/20 variety...the 2 underneath the 5 in the denomination is really just an upside down 5! The example has lovely album toning with blue and gold rims and orange and grey centers. Nicely struck with pleasant surfaces and no distractions.

1807 50C Large Stars 50/20 AU58 PCGS #6086

O.112, R1. CAC. The misnamed 50/20 variety...the 2 underneath the 5 in the denomination is really just an upside down 5! The example has lovely album toning with blue and gold rims and orange and grey centers. Nicely struck with pleasant surfaces and no distractions.

1807 50C Large Stars 50/20 AU58 PCGS #6086

O.112, R1. CAC. The misnamed 50/20 variety...the 2 underneath the 5 in the denomination is really just an upside down 5! The example has lovely album toning with blue and gold rims and orange and grey centers. Nicely struck with pleasant surfaces and no distractions.

1808 50C MS61 PCGS #6090

O.103, R1

1808 50C MS61 PCGS #6090

O.103, R1

1809 50C III Edge AU58+ PCGS #6094

O.107a, R3. CAC.

1809 50C III Edge AU58+ PCGS #6094

O.107a, R3. CAC.

1810 50C AU58 PCGS #6095

O.106, R3. Flashy yellow/white, from a dip no doubt, but a proper one that did not impair luster on the frosty surfaces. The unclashed obverse has crisp details and an early die state, while the well impressed reverse shows some signs of clashing. The coin was struck off-center (note the reeding at 6 and 12 o'clock, both sides). Was NGC cert# 3474530-001.

1810 50C AU58 PCGS #6095

O.106, R3. Flashy yellow/white, from a dip no doubt, but a proper one that did not impair luster on the frosty surfaces. The unclashed obverse has crisp details and an early die state, while the well impressed reverse shows some signs of clashing. The coin was struck off-center (note the reeding at 6 and 12 o'clock, both sides). Was NGC cert# 3474530-001.

1811 50C Small 8 MS62 PCGS #6097

O.110a, R1.

1811 50C Small 8 MS62 PCGS #6097

O.110a, R1.

1812 50C MS62 PCGS #39455

O.109, R2. Ex-chuck Link

1812 50C MS62 PCGS #39455

O.109, R2. Ex-chuck Link

1813 50C MS62 PCGS #39471

O.109, R3. LDS and probably equivalent to O.109a R5, the so-called single leaf. Through either excessive die wear or die lapping, as evidenced here, the 2nd leaf has been lost. On high grade specimens like this a trace of the 2nd leaf often shows.

1813 50C MS62 PCGS #39471

O.109, R3. LDS and probably equivalent to O.109a R5, the so-called single leaf. Through either excessive die wear or die lapping, as evidenced here, the 2nd leaf has been lost. On high grade specimens like this a trace of the 2nd leaf often shows.

1813 50C MS62 PCGS #39471

O.109, R3. LDS and probably equivalent to O.109a R5, the so-called single leaf. Through either excessive die wear or die lapping, as evidenced here, the 2nd leaf has been lost. On high grade specimens like this a trace of the 2nd leaf often shows.

1814 50C MS62 PCGS #6105

O.103, R1

1814 50C MS62 PCGS #6105

O.103, R1

1815/2 50C AU58+ PCGS #6108

O.101, R2. CAC. From the George Hamilton collection. Originally housed in an NGC old fattie graded AU55 with a CAC gold sticker. The catalog description: It is challenging to find an 1815/2 half dollar with any degree of eye appeal. They are by and large a dull lot, and many of the surviving pieces are impaired in one way or another. The present coin is a wonderful exception. Originally toned in attractive blue, violet, and tangerine-gold toning, both sides are brightly lustrous and sharply struck. Aside from the inevitable die clashing, there are no marks of consequence. Housed in an early generation NGC holder from about 25 years ago (with hologram but without the barcode), this Choice About Uncirculated coin carries the CAC gold sticker indicating it is undergraded by at least one level. An interesting bit of trivia about the 1815/2 is that the entire lot of coins struck in early Jan 1816 were paid out a single customer: Jones, Firth and Co. How often can we trace provenance and know with certainty the original owner?

1815/2 50C AU58+ PCGS #6108

O.101, R2. CAC. From the George Hamilton collection. Originally housed in an NGC old fattie graded AU55 with a CAC gold sticker. The catalog description: It is challenging to find an 1815/2 half dollar with any degree of eye appeal. They are by and large a dull lot, and many of the surviving pieces are impaired in one way or another. The present coin is a wonderful exception. Originally toned in attractive blue, violet, and tangerine-gold toning, both sides are brightly lustrous and sharply struck. Aside from the inevitable die clashing, there are no marks of consequence. Housed in an early generation NGC holder from about 25 years ago (with hologram but without the barcode), this Choice About Uncirculated coin carries the CAC gold sticker indicating it is undergraded by at least one level. An interesting bit of trivia about the 1815/2 is that the entire lot of coins struck in early Jan 1816 were paid out a single customer: Jones, Firth and Co. How often can we trace provenance and know with certainty the original owner?

1815/2 50C AU58+ PCGS #6108

O.101, R2. CAC. From the George Hamilton collection. Originally housed in an NGC old fattie graded AU55 with a CAC gold sticker. The catalog description: It is challenging to find an 1815/2 half dollar with any degree of eye appeal. They are by and large a dull lot, and many of the surviving pieces are impaired in one way or another. The present coin is a wonderful exception. Originally toned in attractive blue, violet, and tangerine-gold toning, both sides are brightly lustrous and sharply struck. Aside from the inevitable die clashing, there are no marks of consequence. Housed in an early generation NGC holder from about 25 years ago (with hologram but without the barcode), this Choice About Uncirculated coin carries the CAC gold sticker indicating it is undergraded by at least one level. An interesting bit of trivia about the 1815/2 is that the entire lot of coins struck in early Jan 1816 were paid out a single customer: Jones, Firth and Co. How often can we trace provenance and know with certainty the original owner?

1815/2 50C AU58+ PCGS #6108

O.101, R2. CAC. From the George Hamilton collection. Originally housed in an NGC old fattie graded AU55 with a CAC gold sticker. The catalog description: It is challenging to find an 1815/2 half dollar with any degree of eye appeal. They are by and large a dull lot, and many of the surviving pieces are impaired in one way or another. The present coin is a wonderful exception. Originally toned in attractive blue, violet, and tangerine-gold toning, both sides are brightly lustrous and sharply struck. Aside from the inevitable die clashing, there are no marks of consequence. Housed in an early generation NGC holder from about 25 years ago (with hologram but without the barcode), this Choice About Uncirculated coin carries the CAC gold sticker indicating it is undergraded by at least one level. An interesting bit of trivia about the 1815/2 is that the entire lot of coins struck in early Jan 1816 were paid out a single customer: Jones, Firth and Co. How often can we trace provenance and know with certainty the original owner?

1815/2 50C AU58+ PCGS #6108

O.101, R2. CAC. From the George Hamilton collection. Originally housed in an NGC old fattie graded AU55 with a CAC gold sticker. The catalog description: It is challenging to find an 1815/2 half dollar with any degree of eye appeal. They are by and large a dull lot, and many of the surviving pieces are impaired in one way or another. The present coin is a wonderful exception. Originally toned in attractive blue, violet, and tangerine-gold toning, both sides are brightly lustrous and sharply struck. Aside from the inevitable die clashing, there are no marks of consequence. Housed in an early generation NGC holder from about 25 years ago (with hologram but without the barcode), this Choice About Uncirculated coin carries the CAC gold sticker indicating it is undergraded by at least one level. An interesting bit of trivia about the 1815/2 is that the entire lot of coins struck in early Jan 1816 were paid out a single customer: Jones, Firth and Co. How often can we trace provenance and know with certainty the original owner?

1817 50C MS62 PCGS #6109

O.113a, R4. OGH Cataloger's description: An intensely lustrous example with a ring of pastel rose and copper toning that floats through the stars and legend. Die breaks pass through and over the date. The surfaces are free of blemishes save for a short hairline at the tip of star 4. This is an eye-catching coin! From the Davignon Collection, acquired at Stack’s-Bowers’ Nov. 2012 Baltimore sale, lot 1676.

1817 50C MS62 PCGS #6109

O.113a, R4. OGH Cataloger's description: An intensely lustrous example with a ring of pastel rose and copper toning that floats through the stars and legend. Die breaks pass through and over the date. The surfaces are free of blemishes save for a short hairline at the tip of star 4. This is an eye-catching coin! From the Davignon Collection, acquired at Stack’s-Bowers’ Nov. 2012 Baltimore sale, lot 1676.

1818 50C AU58+ PCGS #6113

O.104a, R3. CAC.

1818 50C AU58+ PCGS #6113

O.104a, R3. CAC.

1819 50C MS62 PCGS #6117

O.115, R3.

1819 50C MS62 PCGS #6117

O.115, R3.

1820 50C Square 2, Large Date, No Knob AU58 PCGS #6123

O.108 R2. This is a very special variety from the Roger Solomon collection. It is a Class IV doubled die (offset hub doubling from centers misaligned). Not shelf doubling...true hub doubling. The reverse WD was slightly offset during its second hub impression, leaving visible doubling on the left wing, talons, claws, leaves, berries and arrow heads. Lovely sunburst rim toning is seen over flashy, clean surfaces, along with bountiful luster on an EDS, full denticles. An exceptional AU58.

1820 50C Square 2, Large Date, No Knob AU58 PCGS #6123

O.108 R2. This is a very special variety from the Roger Solomon collection. It is a Class IV doubled die (offset hub doubling from centers misaligned). Not shelf doubling...true hub doubling. The reverse WD was slightly offset during its second hub impression, leaving visible doubling on the left wing, talons, claws, leaves, berries and arrow heads. Lovely sunburst rim toning is seen over flashy, clean surfaces, along with bountiful luster on an EDS, full denticles. An exceptional AU58.

1821 50C AU58 PCGS #6128

O.104a, R1. 1821 was marked by a small mintage (1.3 million pieces), likely smaller still as many were undoubtedly 1820's struck early in the year. Just 7 marriages resulted with no remarkable varieties. Most are well struck, as is this EDS example. When weak it was in predictable areas...center obverse, eagle's left wing, and banner. Experts believe the 1821 to be an undervalued sleeper and very scarce at AU55 and above. This example has a favorite look: soft rose, gold and amber with rims of blue, green and yellow. Undoubtedly from many years in album storage.

1821 50C AU58 PCGS #6128

O.104a, R1. 1821 was marked by a small mintage (1.3 million pieces), likely smaller still as many were undoubtedly 1820's struck early in the year. Just 7 marriages resulted with no remarkable varieties. Most are well struck, as is this EDS example. When weak it was in predictable areas...center obverse, eagle's left wing, and banner. Experts believe the 1821 to be an undervalued sleeper and very scarce at AU55 and above. This example has a favorite look: soft rose, gold and amber with rims of blue, green and yellow. Undoubtedly from many years in album storage.

1822 50C MS63 PCGS #6129

O.113, R3. Cataloger's description: From the Davignon collection, found on the bourse floor during the 2003 ANA Convention. A blast of vibrant luster greets the eye. Frosty, untoned centers are framed with halos of russet toning. There is not a hint of friction on the devices; contact marks are virtually non-existent. The strike is first rate. In short, an ideal coin for an ambitious type or date collector. This was the last coin consigned to the sale. Keith uncovered and purchased an ethereal `22-113 at the recent Baltimore show. He explained, “[It] did indeed turn out to be a [George] Plimpton [family] Hoard coin. It was lot 700 in the 1981 NASCA sale of the Providence Collection, one of the 3 confirmed Plimpton Hoard auctions. I was able to identify it with 100% certainty from position of minor toning spots in the catalog photos.” Keith’s sleuthing and good fortune shook loose the coin offered here.

1822 50C MS63 PCGS #6129

O.113, R3. Cataloger's description: From the Davignon collection, found on the bourse floor during the 2003 ANA Convention. A blast of vibrant luster greets the eye. Frosty, untoned centers are framed with halos of russet toning. There is not a hint of friction on the devices; contact marks are virtually non-existent. The strike is first rate. In short, an ideal coin for an ambitious type or date collector. This was the last coin consigned to the sale. Keith uncovered and purchased an ethereal `22-113 at the recent Baltimore show. He explained, “[It] did indeed turn out to be a [George] Plimpton [family] Hoard coin. It was lot 700 in the 1981 NASCA sale of the Providence Collection, one of the 3 confirmed Plimpton Hoard auctions. I was able to identify it with 100% certainty from position of minor toning spots in the catalog photos.” Keith’s sleuthing and good fortune shook loose the coin offered here.

1823 50C Patched 3 MS62 PCGS #6133

O.101a, R1. At some point Mint officials chose to touch up the WD that had been producing broken 3 varieties. The results would turn out less than graceful. The softened die was struck with a short blunt punch to impart a connection to the separated 3 pieces and the patched 3 was born. The die was placed back in service (O.101a) and later mated to a new reverse (O.102), giving us two die marriages. This example is one of the prettiest I have come across with its rose and amber central toning and blue rims with a touch of brick red. Full luster and clean surfaces give it strikingly strong eye appeal.

1823 50C Patched 3 MS62 PCGS #6133

O.101a, R1. At some point Mint officials chose to touch up the WD that had been producing broken 3 varieties. The results would turn out less than graceful. The softened die was struck with a short blunt punch to impart a connection to the separated 3 pieces and the patched 3 was born. The die was placed back in service (O.101a) and later mated to a new reverse (O.102), giving us two die marriages. This example is one of the prettiest I have come across with its rose and amber central toning and blue rims with a touch of brick red. Full luster and clean surfaces give it strikingly strong eye appeal.

1824 50C MS65+ PCGS #6137

O.105, R2. CAC.

1824 50C MS65+ PCGS #6137

O.105, R2. CAC.

1825 50C MS64+ PCGS #6142

O.108, R3. CAC.

1825 50C MS64+ PCGS #6142

O.108, R3. CAC.

1826 50C MS62 PCGS #39685

O.114, R4+

1826 50C MS62 PCGS #39685

O.114, R4+

1827 50C Square Base 2 MS64+ PCGS #6144

O.126, R2. CAC.

1827 50C Square Base 2 MS64+ PCGS #6144

O.126, R2. CAC.

1829 50C MS63 PCGS #6154

O.105', R1. CAC. MB43 catalog description: This is a scrumptious MS63! Intense luster dances beneath the pastel gold toning. Very early die state, scarce as such. The central devices are razor sharp. Only stars 8 and 9 lack center points. All in all, a regal coin looking for a home in an important collection. ex-Link. Was NGC MS64 3164052-001

1829 50C MS63 PCGS #6154

O.105', R1. CAC. MB43 catalog description: This is a scrumptious MS63! Intense luster dances beneath the pastel gold toning. Very early die state, scarce as such. The central devices are razor sharp. Only stars 8 and 9 lack center points. All in all, a regal coin looking for a home in an important collection. ex-Link. Was NGC MS64 3164052-001

1830 50C Small 0 MS62 PCGS #6156

O.110, R3.

1830 50C Small 0 MS62 PCGS #6156

O.110, R3.

1831 50C MS64 PCGS #6159

O.109, R1

1831 50C MS64 PCGS #6159

O.109, R1

1832 50C Small Letters MS63 PCGS #6160

O.115. R1. Was ICG MS62 cert# 4706800101

1832 50C Small Letters MS63 PCGS #6160

O.115. R1. Was ICG MS62 cert# 4706800101

1833 50C MS62 PCGS #6163

O.112, R2.

1833 50C MS62 PCGS #6163

O.112, R2.

1834 50C Small Date, Small Letters MS64 PCGS #6166

O.109, R3. NTS: regrade Catalog description: Exquisite surfaces and a razor sharp strike justify the near gem designation. Light toning circles the stars and legend. The centers burst with unfettered luster. Look carefully at Liberty’s curls and drapery lines; then inspect the full, rounded feathers and claws of the eagle. If you demand the very best you’re on the right trail. From the collection of Dr. Charles Link.

1834 50C Small Date, Small Letters MS64 PCGS #6166

O.109, R3. NTS: regrade Catalog description: Exquisite surfaces and a razor sharp strike justify the near gem designation. Light toning circles the stars and legend. The centers burst with unfettered luster. Look carefully at Liberty’s curls and drapery lines; then inspect the full, rounded feathers and claws of the eagle. If you demand the very best you’re on the right trail. From the collection of Dr. Charles Link.

1835 50C MS64 PCGS #6168

O.108, R3.

1835 50C MS64 PCGS #6168

O.108, R3.