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    Eliasberg's Choice 1863 GOD OUR TRUST Seated Half, Judd-338

    1863 50C Half Dollar, Judd-338, Pollock-410, R.5, PR64 PCGS. Similar to the adopted design, but the motto reads GOD OUR TRUST set on a scroll above the eagle's head. Struck in silver with a reeded edge. Seven sets are believed to have been originally struck in 1863, with the remaining 18 or so pieces known being restrikes that were sold to collectors. However, there are apparently no diagnostics known to distinguish the originals from the later restrikes. This well struck near-Gem features untoned centers framed by peripheral freckles of powder-blue patina. A few wispy hairlines in the fields are of little concern.
    Ex: Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection (Bowers and Merena, 5/96), lot 257. (#60500) (NGC ID# 29FR, PCGS# 60500)


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    June, 2004
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