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1859 'French Head' Half Dollar
Struck in Silver, Judd-237, PR63

1859 P50C Half Dollar, Judd-237, Pollock-293, R.4, PR63 NGC. The Longacre French Liberty Head design. Liberty faces right with laurel and vine in her hair. A ribbon below the bust is inscribed LIBERTY, with UNITED STATES OF AMERICA around, and the date below. The reverse displays the agricultural wreath of the Seated dime, resized to appropriate scale, around the denomination HALF DOLLAR. Struck in silver with a reeded edge. Originally toned in variegated dove-gray, rose-gold, powder-blue, and olive shades. Fully struck, and attractive relative to its designated grade. (PCGS# 11966)

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July, 2011
7th-10th
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