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    1838 Half Dollar in Copper
    Judd-77 Restrike, PR63 Red and Brown
    Ex: Farouk-Turoff

    1838 P50C Seated Liberty Half Dollar, Judd-77 Restrike, Pollock-85, High R.7 PR63 Red and Brown PCGS. The obverse features the regular issue No Drapery design, while the reverse has a heraldic eagle in the center that is similar to the two cent patterns from 1836. Struck in copper with a plain edge. The restrike status of this piece is clearly seen by the extensive die rust on the reverse. The surfaces have an underlying bright, cherry-red color from an old cleaning that has since toned over to a great extent. Apparently only four pieces are known of this elusive pattern.
    Ex: Farouk Sale (Sotheby's, 1954), lot 1726; Cox Collection (Stack's, 4/62), lot 2191; Whitney Sunderland / Julius Turoff (Bowers and Merena, 3/1994), lot 1436; Central States Signature (Heritage, 4/2000), lot 7958.
    From The Collection of William Rau.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 296W, PCGS# 11310)


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    April, 2018
    25th-29th Wednesday-Sunday
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