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    Gem 1859 Pattern Half Dollar, Judd-237

    1859 P50C Half Dollar, Judd-237, Pollock-293, R.4, PR 65 PCGS. The Longacre design for the half dollar that features a bust of Liberty facing right, draped with a ribbon inscribed LIBERTY and a wide wreath of oak and vine on her head. The reverse has HALF DOLLAR in the center and is surrounded by a wreath of cotton, tobacco, sugar cane, corn, wheat, and oak. Struck in silver with a reeded edge. Both sides are deeply reflective despite pale milky-white and golden-russet iridescence. There are no distracting hairlines or abrasions.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29CH, PCGS# 11966)


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2000
    4th-5th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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