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1859 P50C Half Dollar, Judd-242, Pollock-298, R.5, PR64 Brown NGC....

2009 January Orlando, FL FUN Auction #1121

 
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Auction Ended On: Jan 7, 2009
Item Activity: 7 Internet/mail/phone bidders
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Orange County Convention Center
North/South Building
9400 Universal Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32819

Description:
Deeply Toned 1859 Half Dollar, PR64 Brown, Judd-242
1859 P50C Half Dollar, Judd-242, Pollock-298, R.5, PR64 Brown NGC.
Design.
Referred to as Longacre's "French Liberty Head" design. A Romanesque bust of Liberty faces right, with a crown of intertwined oak and vine leaves. Around her neck is a scroll inscribed with the word LIBERTY. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA fills the peripheral fields with the date below. An ornate wreath of cotton, tobacco, sugar cane, corn, wheat, and oak leaves dominates the reverse, with 50 CENTS enclosed in two lines. Struck in copper with a reeded edge.

Commentary.
The USPatterns.com website opines that over 30 Judd-242 patterns are believed extant in all grades. With approximately 20 auction appearances during the past 15 years and a combined NGC and PCGS population of 35 pieces (11/08), the USPatterns.com estimate appears to be accurate.

Physical Description.
Bold chestnut coloration adorns this well struck near-Gem proof pattern. Areas of darker toning are observed on both sides, although more so in the right obverse field. NGC Census: NGC has certified two examples PR64 Brown and one PR64 Red and Brown, with four pieces numerically finer. PCGS Population: 6 in PR64 Brown, 10 finer including five pieces graded PR64 Red and Brown (12/08).

Provenance.
Ex: Stack's private treaty transaction.
From The Lemus Collection, Queller Family Collection Part Two. (PCGS# 11981)

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