WEEK # 530 YIPPY!!! FOOTBALL IS BACK!!
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This weeks First and Second place winners will be picked at random…

 

The question must be answered by Saturday at midnight EST.

 

QUESTION:

 

Which Franklin Half Dollar features two sets of designer’s initials?

 

This week’s winner will receive Crime of 1873, The Comstock Connection, a Tale of Mines, Trade and Morgan Dollars by Robert R. Van Ryzin

 

There will also be a runner up prize given to a selected player with the correct answer.

 

REMINDER: The Numisma-Quest ends on Saturday at midnight EST. Entries after that time will not be valid. See the Trivia info post for more details

 

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the 1948 Obverse Die Trial for the Franklin Half Dollar. Two set of the initials JRS. In this trial piece the letters appeared in both the familiar position with the letters nearly upright and also further to the right in italic form down Here is an attached picture of the coin

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1948 Obverse Die Trail for the Franklin Half Dollar. There appears two set of JRS initials at the truncation of the bust. In this trial piece one set appeared in the familiar position with the letters nearly upright and also further to the right in italic form. I have attached some pictures of the coin

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QUESTION: Which Franklin Half Dollar features two sets of designer’s initials?

 

Answer: The white metal trial piece dated 1948, Judd Number J-A1948-2

 

This week’s winner hunter’s gold :whee: has won Crime of 1873, The Comstock Connection, a Tale of Mines, Trade and Morgan Dollars by Robert R. Van Ryzin

 

Our runner up Sam D. :banana: has won an NGC Single coin display box

 

Thank you for playing and please stop by this Friday for the PMG Numisma-Quest question

 

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