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1859 'French Head' Pattern Half, Judd-238

1859 P50C Half Dollar, Judd-238, Pollock-294, R.5, PR62 Brown PCGS. The Longacre (or is it Paquet) design for the half dollar that features the so-called "French Head," that is, a bust of Liberty facing right, draped with a ribbon inscribed LIBERTY with a wide wreath of oak and vine on her head. The reverse has HALF DOLLAR in the center and is surrounded by a wreath of cotton, tobacco, sugar cane, corn, wheat, and oak. Struck in copper with a reeded edge. The surfaces show muted blue-brown patina. (NGC ID# 29CJ, PCGS# 11968)

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January, 2007
3rd-6th
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