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    1859 Longacre Half Dollar
    PR66, Judd-241

    1859 P50C Half Dollar, Judd-241, Pollock-297, R.4, PR66 NGC. The Longacre Liberty Head design for the half dollar, often called the "French Head of Liberty." The letters in LIBERTY are ribbed, unusual within the pattern series. The reverse has 50 CENTS at the center bounded by a cereal wreath similar to that of the issued 1860 half dime and dime. Struck in silver with a reeded edge. A brilliant and fully struck example. Exceptionally preserved and virtually unobtainable any finer. Census: 5 in 66, 1 finer (3/13).

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29CM, PCGS# 11978)


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    April, 2013
    24th-28th Wednesday-Sunday
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