1860 E50C Half Dollar, Judd-269, Pollock-317, R.8 -- Mint ...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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1860 Half Dollar in Copper
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).
Judd-269, PR64 Brown
Defaced Inside the Mint
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)
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