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    1859 Longacre Half Dollar
    PR63 Brown, Judd-242

    1859 P50C Half Dollar, Judd-242, Pollock-298, R.5, PR63 Brown PCGS. The Longacre design for the half dollar that features a bust of Liberty facing right, draped with a ribbon inscribed LIBERTY with a wide wreath of oak and vine on her head. The reverse is a large format version of the wreath of the issued 1859 dime, except the denomination is expressed as 50 / CENTS. Struck in copper with a reeded edge. Both sides have delicate turquoise, champagne, and iridescent toning over lightly mirrored surfaces. Population: 7 in 63 Brown, 12 finer (12/14).

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29CN, PCGS# 11980)


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

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    Auction Dates
    Jan-Feb, 2015
    29th-1st Thursday-Sunday
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