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    1859 Half Dollar, Judd-236, Pollock-283, R.6, PR63 Brown PCGS. Anthony Paquet's design for the Seated series, here in the half dollar format. Liberty is seen seated in a stiff pose, left hand resting on an upright shield, right hand atop a fasces. The reverse features an eagle with outstretched wings, a scroll in its beak, and the usual statutory inscriptions above and below. Struck in copper with a reeded edge. Attractive, dark color brown overall with faint underlying iridescence. A couple of shallow planchet flakes are noted in front of the eagle's beak.
    Ex: Baltimore '93 Auction (Superior, 7/93), lot 670.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29CF, PCGS# 11962)


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    Auction Dates
    August, 1996
    14th-17th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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