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    PR63+ Brown Judd-240 1859 Half

    1859 P50C Half Dollar, Judd-240, Pollock-296, R.5, PR63+ Brown PCGS. The "French Head" portrait, paired with a larger scale version of the cereal wreath design introduced on the dime in 1860. Tall letters in UNITED STATES OF AMERICA are consistent with Paquet's style, although the bust of Liberty is attributed to Longacre. Struck in copper with a reeded edge. Deeply patinated and mildly reflective surfaces exhibit iridescent apple-green and lavender-red shades when rotated beneath a light. Tiny mint-made lint marks and a few delicate hairlines correspond to the grade. (NGC ID# 29CK, PCGS# 11974)

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    May-Jun, 2012
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