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    1859 Paquet Copper Half Dollar
    Judd-250, PR63 Brown

    1859 P50C Half Dollar, Judd-250, Pollock-289, High R.7, PR63 Brown PCGS. The Paquet Liberty Seated obverse. She supports a fasces and a legend-free shield. An olive branch and three arrowheads rest near the base of the shield. Thirteen stars encircle the rim. The reverse depicts the cereal wreath from issued Seated coinage with the denomination inside the wreath expressed in the tall, thin letters typical of Paquet's style. Struck in copper with a reeded edge. Fewer than a half-dozen are believed known. Deep reddish-brown patina covers each side of this seldom-seen pattern.
    From The Collection of William Rau.

    Coin Index Numbers: (PCGS# 12002)


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