Coin Specifications

Category: Patterns & Trial Coins (1792-1863)
Catalog: KM-Pn65
Composition: Silver
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1838 J-72 50C PF obverse 1838 J-72 50C PF reverse


Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society
  
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Description & Analysis

Judd-72, Pollock-75, R.5.

The obverse depicts a draped bust of Liberty facing left. Liberty wears a diadem and a ribbon inscribed LIBERTY. The date is below. On the reverse, an eagle with outstretched wings holds four arrows in its right (facing) claw and an olive branch in its left (facing). The legend UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and the denomination HALF DOLLAR are around the periphery. Struck in silver with a reeded edge. Virtually all known examples feature a medallic alignment.

Description and Analysis courtesy of Heritage Auctions and may not be republished without written permission.


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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 24
Low Grade: 55
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67


Upcoming Auctions

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Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
1/5/2015 PF 62  Cameo Heritage Auctions 2015 January 4 - 5 NYINC World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(3), 3037/Lot# 30435


Auction Prices Realized

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2/24/2003 PCGS PF 64   Cameo Goldberg February 24-25, 2003 Coin Auction, 17/Lot# 1783 $5,520.00
9/19/2005 NGC PF 64   Goldberg September 19-21, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 32/Lot# 2284 $6,670.00
1/3/2006 NGC PF 67   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2006 January Orlando, FL (FUN) Signature Auction #394, 394/Lot# 3700 $21,850.00
1/7/2009 NGC PF 66   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2009 January Orlando, FL FUN Auction #1121, 1121/Lot# 1513 $8,625.00
7/31/2009 NGC PF 63   Heritage Auctions 2009 August Los Angeles, CA US Coin Auction #1128, 1128/Lot# 2241 $3,737.50
4/24/2013 NGC PF 65   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2013 April 24 - 28 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(7), 1184/Lot# 5311 $7,050.00


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