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Lot 3287

1867 Pattern Half Dime. Copper, reeded edge. . J-586. . P-651. PCGS graded Proof 65 Red & Brown. Attractive reddish iridescent toning. Obverse and reverse: The dies used to coin regular-issue Proof coins this year. Bright crimson surfaces make a slow, almost unnoticed change to more subtle lilac purple in areas. All but fully struck, with just a small area of softness on the lower portion of the shield below Liberty's hand. Rare in all grades, this by far the finest graded. Possibly the Finest Known, so bid forcefully or forever regret this day. In an old green label holder. Pop 1. (PCGS # 70798) .
Estimated Value $6,000 - 6,500.

Realized $6,613

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