Walking Liberty Silver Half Dollar Error Coin: 1945 Weak Initials (FS-901?)

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  • Item Category: Coins & Currency
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Sep 21, 2013
  • Channel: Auction House

Here's a nice coin which I believe is the coin catalogued in the Cherrypickers' Guide (CPG) as No Initials FS-901. I say "believe" because this coin shows some slight depressions in the area where the designers initials (AW for Adolph Weinman) are supposed to be, while the CPG photo shows no traces of the initials. If you're unsure of where to look, the initials are supposed to be under the eagle's tail feathers/wing tip just to the right of DOLLAR. While I believe this is simply a different die state of the error coin pictured in the CPG, you should look at the photos and judge for yourself. Considering the price of silver, I'll start the bidding so that you're not really paying much over melt value for the coin anyways.

Thank you for your interest, and please note I'm a licensed dealer and must collect sales tax if delivery is made within Alabama. Also, be sure to check out my other listings if you have an interest in varieties and errors. I am (and will be, for a while) clearing out stock - to include some fairly scarce coins and lots of one-of-a-kinds. And as always, I'll give a combined shipping discount on multiple orders - just wait for my invoice before paying. If eBay's system won't let you do that, go ahead and pay for all the items with shipping, drop me a note, and I'll include a partial refund of the shipping
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