Coin Specifications

Category: Patterns & Trial Coins (1792-1863)
Catalog: KM-Pn66
Composition: Silver
Edge: Reeded
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1838 J-73 50C PF obverse 1838 J-73 50C PF reverse

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

Judd-73, Pollock-77, R.5.

A draped bust of Liberty faces left and wears a diadem. A ribbon in her hair is inscribed LIBERTY. The reverse is similar to that of the Gobrecht Dollar, although the eagle's beak is open and its neck is wider. Struck in silver with a reeded edge. The dies have medallic alignment.

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Total Graded: 34
Low Grade: 61
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 67

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Auction Prices Realized

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Sale / Lot
2/3/1993 PCGS PF 66   Heritage Auctions Long Beach Bullet #100, 100/Lot# 861 $11,000.00
9/29/1999 PCGS PF VF 35   Teletrade Auction 1216, 1216/Lot# 1436 $1,728.00
7/27/2005 PCGS PF 64   Heritage Auctions 2005 July San Francisco, CA (ANA) Signature Auction #382, 382/Lot# 7243 $3,737.50
1/3/2006 NGC PF 66   Heritage Auctions 2006 January Orlando, FL (FUN) Signature Auction #394, 394/Lot# 4539 $10,350.00
8/11/2011 NGC PF 62   Heritage Auctions 2011 August Chicago Signature US Coin & Platinum Night Auction Session(4), 1158/Lot# 5214 $3,450.00
8/15/2011 NGC PF 64   Stack's Bowers The August 2011 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 115/Lot# 9001 $6,325.00
10/17/2012 NGC PF 64   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 5195 $4,406.25
1/9/2013 NGC PF 63   Heritage Auctions 2013 January 9-13 US Coin FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(6), 1181/Lot# 6662 $4,406.25

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