WEEK #507 HAPPY, HAPPY, JOY, JOY FRIDAY!!!
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This weeks First and Second place winners will be picked at random…The question must be answered by Saturday at midnight EST.

 

QUESTION:

 

Besides the addition of a fold of drapery at Liberty’s elbow, what other change was made to the Seated Liberty Half Dollar in 1839?

 

Our first place winner will receive a copy of 100 Greatest U.S. Modern Coins.

 

There will also be a runner up prize given to a selected player with the correct answer.

 

REMINDER: The Numisma-Quest ends on Saturday at midnight EST. Entries after that time will not be valid. See the Trivia info post for more details

 

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There is a difference in the rock Liberty is sitting on, one is larger than the other.

 

1839 was the last year of the old bust half dollar, then there was the 'no drapery' seated liberty half dollar and then there was also the SLH with drapery at the elbow.

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reverse below eagle change from 50 cents to HALF DOL.

 

no motto on rverse above eagle

 

smaller letters and closer to interior on periphery on reverse

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QUESTION:

 

Besides the addition of a fold of drapery at Liberty’s elbow, what other change was made to the Seated Liberty Half Dollar in 1839?

 

ANSWER

 

The rock was reduced.

 

Our first place winner SGC will receive a copy of 100 Greatest U.S. Modern Coins.

 

Our runner up Duck Soup has won and NGC single coin Display Box

 

Thank you for playing and please stop by this Friday for the PMG Numisma-Quest question

 

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