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    Gem Proof 1859 Half Dollar
    Judd-237, Struck in Silver

    1859 P50C Half Dollar, Judd-237, Pollock-293, R.4, PR65 NGC. Liberty faces 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 has an agricultural wreath around the denomination HALF DOLLAR. Struck in silver with a reeded edge. This needle-sharp Gem proof features luxurious ocean-blue toning, along with glimpses of straw-gold and lavender. Census: 4 in 65, 4 finer (11/09). (NGC ID# 29CH, PCGS# 11966)

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    January, 2010
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