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    1860 Half Dollar in Copper
    Judd-269, PR64 Brown
    Defaced Inside the Mint

    1860 E50C Half Dollar, Judd-269, Pollock-317, R.8 -- Mint Defaced -- PR64 Brown PCGS. Ex: Simpson. Struck from the regular No Motto Seated Liberty dies of 1860 in copper with the edge lettered E PLURIBUS UNUM. The edge lettering is extremely faint. The heavy marks on each side are considered cancellation marks that occurred with the Mint, and are therefore not considered damage. Rather, they add to the intrigue and importance of this extremely rare pattern, one of just three known. The Choice brown surfaces are virtually free of imperfections, featuring attractive blue toning, and considerable original red mint color. This is the only example that PCGS has certified (9/20).
    Ex: Major Lenox R. Lohr; R.E. Cox Collection (Stack's, 4/1962), lot 2206; Harry X Boosel Collection (RARCOA, 4/1972), lot 1019; 1974 FUN Sale (RARCOA, 1/1974), lot 554; Mid-Winter ANA (Steve Ivy, 2/1983), lot 3026; Stack's (3/1985), lot 576; Queller Family Collection / FUN Signature (Heritage, 1/2009), lot 1584.

    Coin Index Numbers: (PCGS# 12068)

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

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