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    1859 Longacre Pattern Half Dollar, Judd-237

    1859 P50C Half Dollar, Judd-237, Pollock-293, R.4, PR65 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. The fields are brightly reflective and each side is draped in rich cobalt-blue, rose, and gray iridescence. An exceptionally attractive and original example of this popular pattern Half. (NGC ID# 29CH, PCGS# 11966)

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    January, 2002
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