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    Longacre-Designed 1859 Half Dollar
    Judd-237, PR53

    1859 P50C Half Dollar, Judd-237, Pollock-293, R.4, PR53 NGC. The Longacre-designed French Liberty Head, facing right with laurel and vine in her hair. A ribbon below the bust is inscribed LIBERTY, with UNITED STATES OF AMERICA around, and the date below. The reverse displays the agricultural wreath of the Seated dime, resized to appropriate scale, around the denomination HALF DOLLAR. Struck in silver with a reeded edge. This lightly circulated but unabraded dove-gray specimen is interesting for its uneven wire rims, most prominent near 12 o'clock on the obverse. Housed in a former generation holder. (NGC ID# 29CH, PCGS# 11966)

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    August, 2013
    8th-10th Thursday-Saturday
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