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$370,000 Buys 1792 Silver Half Disme

This history of the production of the 1792 half disme is one of the most important events in the birth of our nation’s coinage. (Image courtesy of Ira & Larry Goldberg Auctioneers)
At the conclusion of bidding at Ira & Larry Goldberg Auctioneers’ Pre-Long Beach Auction on June 2, a PCGS graded MS-64 half disme, which was estimated to sell $350,000 sold for $370,000.
Only 1,500 of these coins were struck and it is estimated that less than 200 examples survived

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