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    1859 Half Dollar in Copper
    Judd-248, PR66+ Brown

    1859 P50C Half Dollar, Judd-248, Pollock-287, High R.7, PR66+ Brown PCGS. CAC Ex: Simpson. The Paquet Liberty Seated With Fasces obverse. A homely, disproportionate Liberty is seated on a rock, shield at her lowered right (facing) hand and holding the top of a fasces in her left hand. An olive branch and three arrowheads lie awkwardly under the shield. Thirteen stars encircle the rim. The reverse is the familiar Cereal Wreath design, with denomination HALF DOLLAR in the center. Struck in copper with a reeded edge. One of fewer than a half dozen pieces extant, per USPatterns.com. Flashy ice-blue and rose patina complements glossy deep brown surfaces. A pristine example.
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    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29CV, PCGS# 11996)


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