Menu
Welcome Sign-In | Join Now
Sold for Sign-in or Join (free & quick) includes Buyer's Premium (BP) 

Description

1863 With Motto Half Dollar, PR66
Judd-342, Struck Circa 1870

1863 50C Half Dollar, Judd-342, Pollock-414, R.7, PR66 NGC.
Design.
The obverse is the regular dies Seated Liberty half dollar design, and the reverse is the regular With Motto design that was introduced in 1866. The date slopes down slightly from left to right. The first three vertical shield stripes on the reverse are thin and spindly; the last three stripes are bold and heavy.

Commentary. The 1863 through 1865 With Motto half dollar patterns are almost certainly products of later years, likely from the early 1870s. Exact dating would rely on reverse die characteristics that appear on regular issue proofs of the later years. Aside from the distinctive shield stripes, there are no unusual reverse die traits to use for comparison.

Physical Description. This splendid half dollar pattern has sky-blue and reddish-gold toning over pewter-gray surfaces with bold design features and fully mirrored fields. The devices are softly lustrous, but little contrast is present.

Provenance. "Colonel" E.H.R. Green; Green Estate; Partnership of Eric P. Newman / B.G. Johnson d.b.a. St. Louis Stamp & Coin Co.; Eric P. Newman @ $50; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
From The Eric P. Newman Collection. (PCGS# 60504)

View all of [Selections From The Eric P. Newman Collection ]

Service and Handling Description: Coins & Currency (view shipping information)

Sales Tax information  | NGC Coin Grading Guarantee  |  Terms and Conditions

Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

Glossary of Terms

Auction Info

Auction Dates
April, 2013
24th-28th
Internet/Mail/Phone Bidders: 9
Members Tracking: N/A
Page Views: 438

Buyer's Premium per Lot:
17.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

Heritage membership

941,359
bidder-members
$882,909,938
sold in the last year

Join Now - It's Free

VIEW BENEFITS
  1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
  2. Bid online
  3. Free Collector newsletter
  4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
  5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    winnings 

Consignments wanted

Consign to the 2015 December 10 - 12 World Coins Signature Auction - Hong Kong.

Learn about consigning with us

I find dealing with your auction company to be a continually pleasing experience.
D.W. ,
Dallas, TX
View More Testimonials

HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. To compare for yourself, visit: compete.com

Video tutorial

Getting the most out of search

Recent auctions

2015 July 9 - 12 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Summer FUN
2015 July 9 - 12 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Summer FUN
REALIZED $8,308,723
2015 April 9 - 14 CICF World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Chicago
2015 April 9 - 14 CICF World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Chicago
REALIZED $6,503,481
2015 April 22 - 28 CSNS Currency Signature Auction - Chicago
2015 April 22 - 28 CSNS Currency Signature Auction - Chicago
REALIZED $10,592,191

© 2015 Heritage Auctions | All Rights Reserved