1859 P50C J-235
Richly Toned Pattern 1859 Seated Half Dollar1859 P50C Half Dollar, Judd-235, Pollock-284, R.5, PR64 NGC. Anthony Paquet's design for the Seated series, here in the Half Dollar format. Liberty is seen seated in a stiff pose, left hand resting on an upright shield, right hand atop a fasces. The reverse features an eagle with outstretched wings, a scroll in its beak, and the usual statutory inscriptions above and below. Struck in silver with a reeded edge. Rich charcoal toning envelops the obverse and yields to apricot and electric-blue shadings on the reverse. Beautiful golden-blue undertones are evident on the obverse. Fully struck with modest hints of reflectivity at a few angles.
From the Peter Martinez Collection. (PCGS# 11960)
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