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    1859 P50C Half Dollar, Judd-238, Pollock-294, R.5, PR63 Brown NGC. The so-called "French head" of Liberty, which faces right and is 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 and is surrounded by a wreath of cotton, tobacco, sugar cane, corn, wheat, and oak. Struck in copper with a reeded edge. Chocolate-brown in color, although the rim past 6 o'clock has a small area of darker patina. Well struck, although the portrait has a few minor handling marks.
    From the Holman Family Collection. (#11968) (NGC ID# 29CJ, PCGS# 11968)


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