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The Finest Known 1959 Franklin Half Dollar from the Rosie Collection to be Offered in our March 2018 Baltimore Auction

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger

Author: James McCartney / Tuesday, November 07, 2017 / Categories: United States Coin of the Week

With the successful conclusion of our November 2017 Baltimore Whitman Expo Auction, we are delighted to look forward to our next Baltimore event in March of 2018. Though still several months away, that sale already promises to be a monumental occasion.  Anchored by the incredible A.J. Vanderbilt Collection (featuring a PCGS-certified MS-63 1874-CC Liberty Seated dime) and the Dobbins Collection of American Political Tokens (collected in consultation with John J. Ford, Jr.), our March 2018 Official Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo is sure to be the numismatic event of the spring!

Another remarkable collection featured in this event will be the Rosie Collection, comprising a selection of remarkable Franklin and Kennedy half dollars. It contains high grade, Condition Census offerings of both Mint State and Proof issues, and will have great appeal for collectors of these modern series. One of the more remarkable highlights from the Rosie Collection is a gorgeous 1959 Franklin half dollar certified MS-67+ (PCGS) CAC. It is the finest example certified by PCGS or NGC in any category, making it a treasure for both Franklin specialists and PCGS Set Registry participants. This Superb Gem is also the current plate coin for the issue on PCGS CoinFacts. The lustrous surfaces of this piece exhibit a beautiful patina of violet and golden iridescence creating eye appeal that is as exceptional as the preservation.

With a treasure trove of exciting material already consigned, our March 2018 Baltimore Auction will deliver a dynamic selection of rarities that will appeal to every collector. Call us today at 1-800-458-4646 or email Info@StacksBowers.com to consign your collection alongside rarities from the A.J. Vanderbilt Collection, the Dobbins Collection, and the Rosie Collection. Also, download our mobile app to view and participate in our exciting auctions via your Android or Apple device.