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    1859 P50C Half Dollar, Judd-235, Pollock-282, R.5--Cleaned--ANACS. Net PR50. Anthony Paquet is credited with this interesting design, which features Liberty supporting a shield with one hand and a fasces with another. The reverse displays a large eagle with lowered wings and a scroll in its beak inscribed E PLURIBUS UNUM. The Pollock subvariety with an intact ribbon above the eagle. Struck in silver with a reeded edge. The fields are hairlined, and the slate-gray surfaces are faintly granular. A boldly struck specimen of this scarce pattern.
    Ex: Century Collection (Superior, 2/1992), lot 1984, where it realized $1,980. (NGC ID# 29CE, PCGS# 11960)


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