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Obverse of 1825 Half Dollar - Overton 104     Reverse of 1825 Half Dollar - Overton 104


Rarity: Very Scarce

Images courtesy of Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.

Significant examples:
- Chapman's sale of the Wilson Collection, 1907
- Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The Pre-Long Beach Auction", September 23-24, 2002, Lot 363, illustrated, described (in part) as follows: "NGC graded MS-67. A magnificent gem example with surfaces that are only surpassed by the more stunning toning on both sides! This coin is simply alive with the fire of mint luster which dances beneath the artist's palette of blues, golds and greens on both sides. Mostly blue on the obverse, while the reverse sports an incredible array of blue, gold and red with some white near the center on the eagle. A coin which anyone can appreciate for its peacock like display, but few could ever hope to acquire such a gem...", bought back by the consignor for $18,975.00
- Superior Galleries' "Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction", February 24-25, 2003, Lot 1481, illustrated, NGC holder 133066-003

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"Early Half Dollar Die Varieties 1794-1836", Third Edition, by Al C. Overton