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

Description

Pleasing Proof 1879 Judd-1599 Silver Half Dollar Pattern

1879 50C Morgan's Liberty Head Half Dollar, Judd-1599, Pollock-1794, High R.6, PR63 NGC. Morgan's Liberty Head provides the central obverse motif with the date below the bust. E PLURIBUS follows the left border with one star at the lower left and two stars at the upper left. UNUM is found at the right border with six stars at the upper right and four stars at the lower right. The reverse has an eagle holding an olive branch and three arrows. The statutory legend UNITED STATES OF AMERICA follows the upper border with HALF DOLLAR at the lower border. The motto IN GOD WE TRUST is divided between the three lower quadrants. Struck in silver with a reeded edge. Both sides have bright silver surfaces with attractive light gold color that deepens slightly near the border. Light cameo contrast is the result of frosty luster on the devices. A few tiny scrapes and faint hairlines limit the grade. The centers are weakly defined, apparently as always. This is a rare pattern variety with only about 12 to 15 examples known.
Ex: 2002 ANA Sale (Superior, 8/2002), lot 1799.
From The Jones Beach Collection. (PCGS# 61977)

View all of [The Jones Beach Collection ]

Service and Handling Description: Coin/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
January, 2007
3rd-6th
Internet/Mail/Phone Bidders: 3
Members Tracking: N/A
Page Views: 111

Buyer's Premium per Lot:
15% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

Heritage membership

940,883
bidder-members
$883,527,564
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 8 - 9 World Coins Signature Auction - Dallas.

Learn about consigning with us

My family and I would not have this amazing keepsake memory of my dad's collection without all the hard work, beautiful photos, tasteful layout and eloquent descriptions that you and your team did.
Sheri Reid Grant,
Auburn Hills, MI
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 $8,332,129
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