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1966 Half Dollar Sells for Record $14,850 at GreatCollections
On July 28, 2015, GreatCollections auctioned a 1966 Half Dollar, that was recently graded by PCGS as Specimen-68 DCAM. After spirited bidding, the coin realized $14,850, including the 10% buyer's fee, shattering the previous auction record for the coin.
Only 5 coins have been graded Specimen-68 DCAM by PCGS and the last to appear in auction realized $9,200 in 2009. The PCGS Price Guide is currently listed at $10,000.
The coin was recently discovered by a collector searching through thousands of Special Mint Sets.
View the 1966 Kennedy Half Dollar at GreatCollections
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