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

Description

1879 Morgan Half Dollar Pattern, Judd-1602

1879 50C Morgan Half Dollar, Judd-1602, Pollock-1797, R.7, PR66 Red and Brown NGC. The obverse is essentially identical to the design used on the regular issue Morgan dollar. The reverse shows an eagle with spread wings holding an olive sprig in its right talon, three arrows in its left. The motto IN GOD WE TRUST hangs beneath and around the lower part of the eagle. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and HALF DOLLAR are at the border. Struck in copper with a reeded edge. This is one of the few Morgan half dollar patterns we have been privileged to offer for public sale. It is also a coin of extraordinary quality. The surfaces are covered with deep cherry-red color throughout with an occasional flash of deep blue here and there. Deeply mirrored. Other than the placement of the color on each side, the most obvious feature that could be used to trace the pedigree of this important piece is a small area of roughness around the dot between E and PLURIBUS, and frankly we are uncertain if that minor flaw will show up in a catalog photograph.
From the Genaitis Collection of 1879 Coinage. (NGC ID# 2AGT, PCGS# 71980)

View all of [The Richard Genaitis Collection, Part 1 ]

Service and Handling Description: (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
August, 2001
6th-11th
Internet/Mail/Phone Bidders: 4
Members Tracking: N/A
Page Views: 235

Heritage membership

945,723
bidder-members
$894,134,022
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

Only 13 days left to consign to the 2015 October 29 - November 2 US Coins Signature Auction - New York!

Learn about consigning with us

My copy of The Intelligent Collector arrived today. And my afternoon productivity just stopped.
Paul Kennedy,
Iola, WI
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 August 12 - 16 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago
2015 August 12 - 16 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago
REALIZED $34,801,934
2015 August 13 ANA World and Ancient Coins Platinum Night Auction
2015 August 13 ANA World and Ancient Coins Platinum Night Auction
REALIZED $9,698,676
2015 August 13 ANA Currency Platinum Night Auction - Chicago
2015 August 13 ANA Currency Platinum Night Auction - Chicago
REALIZED $1,870,380

© 2015 Heritage Auctions | All Rights Reserved