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    PR63 Brown 1859 Half Dollar, Judd-238

    1859 P50C Half Dollar, Judd-238, Pollock-294, R.5, PR63 Brown NGC. CAC. The "French Head" of Liberty faces right with laurel and vine in her hair. A ribbon below her 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. The wreath contains various products of the nation's farmers, including corn, wheat, cotton, tobacco, and sugar cane. Struck in copper with a reeded edge. Deeply toned chocolate-brown and sea-green. The jaw has a few unimportant marks.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29CJ, PCGS# 11968)


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2010
    6th-10th Wednesday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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