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Popular "French Head" 1859 Half Dollar, Judd-239

1859 P50C Half Dollar, Judd-239, Pollock-295, R.4, PR60 PCGS. Longacre's "French Head" design for the half dollar that features 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 1/2 DOLLAR in the center and is surrounded by a wreath of cotton, tobacco, corn, sugar cane, wheat, and oak. Struck in silver with a reeded edge. This is a mostly brilliant example that shows a few light grease stains (as struck) on the lower reverse. Obviously hairlined, this feature accounts for the lower proof grade.(#11972) (NGC ID# 26VE, PCGS# 11972)

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March, 2005
24th-25th Thursday-Friday
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