Coin Specifications

Category: Patterns & Trial Coins (1792-1863)
Catalog: KM-Pn65
Composition: Silver
Edge: Reeded
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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.

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 23
Low Grade: 55
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
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Sale / Lot
Price
1/8/2003 PCGS PF AU 58   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2003, Orlando, FL. (FUN) Signature Sale #308, 308/Lot# 9903 $2,932.50
9/19/2005 NGC PF 64   Goldberg September 19-21, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 32/Lot# 2284 $6,670.00
1/3/2007 NGC PF 65   Heritage Auctions 2007 January Orlando, FL (FUN) Signature Coin Auction #422, 422/Lot# 1204 $6,901.15
1/7/2009 NGC PF 66   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2009 January Orlando, FL FUN Auction #1121, 1121/Lot# 1513 $8,625.00
6/4/2014 NGC PF 60   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2014 June 4 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(5), 1206/Lot# 5531 $2,702.50
1/7/2015 PCGS PF 66   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(2), 1216/Lot# 4491 $12,925.00


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