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    Desirable 1859 Judd-251 Half, PR61

    1859 P50C Half Dollar, Judd-251, Pollock-290, High R.7, PR61 NGC. Both sides were designed by Anthony Paquet. The obverse shows a stiff figure of Liberty with right hand resting on a fasces, left hand on a shield. The reverse has 50 CENTS in the center and is surrounded by a wreath of cotton, tobacco, sugar cane, corn, wheat, and oak leaves. Struck in silver with a reeded edge. Lightly hairlined with brilliant silver surfaces. The obverse is lightly hairlined with a splash of peripheral rose, while the reverse has light champagne toning. Only four to six examples are known.
    Ex: Hans M.F. Schulman; M.H. Bolender, 10/1954. Schulman envelope included.
    From The Frank M. Stirling Collection.


    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29CY, PCGS# 12006)


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

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    May, 2009
    28th-31st Thursday-Sunday
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