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    1859 Judd-238 Half Dollar, PR63 Brown
    Longacre's 'French Head' Obverse

    1859 P50C Half Dollar, Judd-238, Pollock-294, R.5, PR63 Brown PCGS. Longacre's so-called "French Head" of Liberty, which faces right, draped with a ribbon inscribed LIBERTY and a wide wreath of oak and vine on her head. The reverse has HALF DOLLAR in the center, surrounded by a wreath identical except for scale to that seen on the Legend Obverse Seated dime. Struck in copper with a reeded edge. Deep chocolate-brown surfaces reveal sea-green and lilac undertones. Fully struck and unblemished with superior eye appeal for the designated grade.

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


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    January, 2014
    8th-12th Wednesday-Sunday
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