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    1859 Seated Liberty Half in Copper
    Judd-250, PR65 Brown

    1859 P50C Half Dollar, Judd-250, Pollock-289, High R.7, PR65 Brown PCGS. Ex: Simpson. The Paquet Liberty Seated obverse. Liberty 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. Each side is toned in lovely shades of olive-green with a slight underlying presence of mint red still vaguely visible. The fields are bright and reflective. A few specks of carbon limit the grade, most notably in the center of the reverse.
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    Coin Index Numbers: (PCGS# 12002)


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    September, 2020
    17th Thursday
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