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    PCGS 1853 Liberty Head Round Half Dollar MS 62. BG-430, R.5. 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 money. This lovely coin is struck in a pale, green-gold color. PCGS 1854 Liberty Head Round Half Dollar AU 55. BG-431, high R.5. This is Antoine L. Nouizillet's famous "Empty Wreath" reverse without the large date normally located there. Deep, orange-gold color adds to this rare California fractional's powerful beauty.

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    July, 1993
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