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by RedLion
Fri Aug 07, 2020 7:53 am
Forum: 1 dollar
Topic: 1949 Half Moon Dollar
Replies: 12
Views: 1076

Re: 1949 Half Moon Dollar

Yes, I agree it is a die clash mark. What I find amazing is that there no other clash marks on the rev. But then I realize that the hole in the kings ear would have been a mountain on the Obv. die when struck. I understand there is another 1949 Dollar that has what the RCM calls tool marks in the up...
by RedLion
Thu Aug 06, 2020 3:13 pm
Forum: 1 dollar
Topic: 1949 Half Moon Dollar
Replies: 12
Views: 1076

Re: 1949 Half Moon Dollar

Thanks to all for commenting on the 1949 half moon dollar. Picked it up in a coin store in south Florida. And I knew what it was because of the picture on this website. My opinion was that something hit the die and when the coin was struck the metal flowed into the damaged area causing a bump in the...
by RedLion
Wed Aug 05, 2020 8:21 pm
Forum: 1 dollar
Topic: 1949 Half Moon Dollar
Replies: 12
Views: 1076

1949 Half Moon Dollar

Does anybody have any info on the 1949 Half Moon dollar variety? Such as how many were minted? Was the die removed when discovered? Making its type scarce. What's it worth in Unc? My handle is Red Lion, and I'm a newbie to this form but a collector of coins since 1955. I specialize in U.S. varieties...