1822/1 O.101 Capped Bust Half Dollar PCGS MS62 OGH

Here is a coin that I both love and don't understand. Well...that's not quite the case. I think I understand it very well, but what puzzles me is CAC's refusal to sticker it. Let's review: This coin is a real, crisp BU. There is no wear, rub or friction to be found. The luster is full, and cartwheels freely, even on the high points. Every high point. The originality is completely intact. The strike is very sharp, and if Stars 12 and 13 showed their centers like all the others, I'd call it full. The rich, antique medium golden patina is fabulous, and alive with tiny bits of iridescent blue and deeper gold. Frankly, the eye appeal - and, I believe, the technical grade - is fully Choice. The only noticeable contact is on the cheek, and is slide-marky in nature. Minor and also easily seen in our pic. Sticker or not, this is a great example!

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PCGS # 6130
Grading Service PCGS
Denom Type Capped Bust Half Dollar
Grade MS62
Year of Issue 1822
Mint Location Philadelphia
Designation NONE
Circ/UnCirc Uncirculated
Strike Type Business
Grade Add On NONE
Holder Type N/A
Is on Sale No
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