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1923-S Monroe Doctrine Half PCGS MS64+ SOLD
1923-S Monroe Doctrine Half PCGS MS64+
The Monroe Doctrine Commemorative Half Dollar has a really unique design, particularly the reverse. The obverse has the heads of James Monroe and John Quincy Adams who were the Presidents in power at the time the Monroe Doctrine was instituted. The reverse features a very interesting image of the Western Hemisphere that is portrayed by two female figures. Surprisingly, the commemorative was issued in conjunction with a major film exposition held in Los Angeles in 1923 which really had nothing to do with the centennial of the Monroe Doctrine. This example of the 1923-S Monroe Doctrine Commemorative Half Dollar has been graded MS64+ by PCGS and is encapsulated in a newer-style edge-view holder. The coin has nice luster and decent overall eye appeal. The coin is moderately covered with toning on both sides and the obverse in particular has a cool look to it with a two-toned look with some brighter golden colors. The coin has no major spotting, hits or other marks that distract. Overall, the coin is a very strong example of this popular early commemorative type that has better overall eye appeal than many examples grading higher.
 
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