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    PR64 Brown 1859 Half Dollar
    Judd-238, Struck in Copper

    1859 P50C Half Dollar, Judd-238, Pollock-294, R.5, PR64 Brown PCGS. 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 resembles the issued 1860 Seated dime though in larger format with the denomination changed to HALF DOLLAR. Struck in copper with a reeded edge. This chocolate-brown specimen has an intricate strike and is void of contact marks. One small spot is on the upper right obverse field. Housed in a first generation holder.

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


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2013
    9th-14th Wednesday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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