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    1853 50C Liberty Round 50 Cents, BG-430, R.5, AU58 PCGS. A.M. Nouizillet design with 13 stars, the lowest of which is close under the bust. The sawtooth denticles are now recut as squares. This historic type was illustrated in the 1858 Hodge's Gold and Silver Chart Manual, more evidence that these fractional coins were actually used as circulating coinage. This piece has original green-gold coloration and there is evidence of light friction on each side.
    Ex: Stack's (3/20/84), lot 305.
    From the Thomas Young Collection of Cal Gold. (NGC ID# 2BKM, PCGS# 10466)


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    Auction Dates
    February, 2002
    21st-23rd Thursday-Saturday
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