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Lot 3344

1928 Hawaiian Half Dollar. NGC graded MS-63. Natural toning on both sides. Popular key date commem. Satiny, lustrous surfaces display the proper "aged" toning from the brown paper issue envelope, evidence that this has been uncleaned and stored carefully through the years. Rich toning throughout. Bold strike on both sides. The portrait of Captain James Cook was designed by Juliette May Fraser of Honolulu, Hawaii and executed by Chester Beach. A native Hawaiian chief is depicted on the reverse. Only 10,000 were made and distributed (50 of which were Proofs given as presentation pieces).
Estimated Value $2,600 - 2,800.

Realized $3,335

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