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    1859 Half Dollar, Judd-238, Pollock-294, R.5, PR 65 Red and Brown NGC. The Longacre design for the half dollar that features a bust of Liberty facing right, draped with a ribbon inscribed LIBERTY with a wide wreath of oak and vine on her head. The reverse has HALF DOLLAR in the center and is surrounded by a wreath of cotton, tobacco, sugar cane, corn, wheat, and oak. Struck in copper with a reeded edge. Each side displays a warm orange-red color that is relatively unimpeded in the centers, but is at least partially interrupted at the borders by deep forest-green and rose-violet toning that is heaviest on the reverse. (PCGS# 60238)

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    January, 1999
    6th-8th Wednesday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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