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    1859 Half Dollar, Judd-242, Pollock-298, R.5, PR 64 Red and Brown NGC. Longacre's design for the obverse resembles the Greek god Dionysus with a ribbon inscribed LIBERTY set at odd angles at the base of the neck. The reverse has 50 CENTS in the center and is surrounded by a large wreath. Struck in copper with a reeded edge. Both sides show deep cherry-red intermixed with steel-blue and heavy die striations on the reverse. (NGC ID# 98ZX, PCGS# 60242)

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    January, 1997
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