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Bright 1859 Half Dollar Pattern, Judd-240, AU Detail

1859 P50C Half Dollar, Judd-240, Pollock-296, R.5--Improperly Cleaned--NCS. AU Detail. On the obverse 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 has an agricultural wreath around the denomination 1/2 DOLLAR. The wreath contains various products of the nation's farmers, including corn, wheat, cotton, tobacco, and sugar cane. Struck in copper with a reeded edge. Hairlined from an old cleaning, the surfaces retain an underlying brightness but both sides have an overlay of reddish-brown patina that has restored much of the original appearance to the piece. (PCGS# 11975)

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Auction Dates
May-Jun, 2008
28th-2nd
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