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    PR65 Brown 1859 Half Dollar
    Judd-242 in Copper

    1859 P50C Half Dollar, Judd-242, Pollock-298, R.5, PR65 Brown PCGS. CAC. 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 has the denomination 50 CENTS within a wreath of cotton, tobacco, sugar cane, corn, wheat, and oak. Struck in copper with a reeded edge. The obverse retains traces of red color, although mahogany-brown patina dominates both sides. A sharply struck and beautifully preserved Gem.
    Ex: Frank O. Fredericks Collection, Part III (Heritage, 1/2004), lot 8402. (NGC ID# 29CN, PCGS# 11980)


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