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Lot 2084

1879 Pattern Half Dollar. Silver, reeded edge. . J-1597. . High Rarity 6. . P-1791. NGC graded Proof 66. "Washlady" design, a spectacular gem! Brilliant centers surrounded by electric blue irridescense. Silver, reeded edge Wahslady halves are the aristocrats. "This wonderful gem Proof example has brilliant central obverse and reverse, highlighted by a ring of bright blue and iridescent toning. Softly struck over Liberty's ear, and on portions of the eagle, typical of examples featuring the Washlady motif. Perhaps just over a dozen examples of this pattern issue are known," explains the Bowers 11/2001 description where this earlier appeared. NGC holder 371820-004. Pop 2; None finer at NGC. (PCGS # 61975) .
Estimated Value $20,000 - 25,000.
Ex Bowers 11/2001.

Realized $25,875

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