Coin Specifications

Category: Patterns & Trial Coins
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


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
9/19/2005 NGC Proof 64   Goldberg September 19-21, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 32/Lot# 2284 $6,670.00
8/8/2007 PCGS Proof 64   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2007 Milwaukee, WI (ANA) Signature Coin Auction #444, 444/Lot# 2672 $6,325.00
9/2/2012 PCGS Proof 66   Cameo Goldberg September 2-5, 2012 The September 2-5, 2012, 70/Lot# 1985 $12,650.00
2/3/2013 NGC Proof 64   Goldberg February 3-6, 2013 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 72/Lot# 1665 $6,325.00
6/4/2014 NGC Proof 64   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2014 June 4 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(3), 1206/Lot# 5025 $6,462.50
6/4/2014 NGC Proof 60   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2014 June 4 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(5), 1206/Lot# 5531 $2,702.50


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