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    'French Head' 1859 Judd-237
    Half Dollar Pattern, PR62

    1859 P50C Half Dollar, Judd-237, Pollock-293, R.4, PR62 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. Both sides are lightly hairlined, but while the obverse has near-opaque gold-gray patina, the reverse is more attractive and luminous under champagne, orange, and blue hues.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29CH, PCGS# 11966)


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