Coin Specifications

Category: Patterns & Trial Coins (1792-1863)
Mint: Philadelphia
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1838 J-73 50C PF obverse 1838 J-73 50C PF reverse


  
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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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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 35
Low Grade: 61
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
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Grade
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Price
8/7/1998 PCGS PF 64   Heritage Auctions 1998 ANA Signature Sale #190, 190/Lot# 5003 $5,865.00
9/29/1999 PCGS PF VF 35   Teletrade Auction 1216, 1216/Lot# 1436 $1,728.00
1/7/2004 PCGS PF 64   Heritage Auctions 2004 Orlando, FL (FUN) Signature Sale #336, 336/Lot# 8371 $4,255.00
4/6/2006 NGC PF 65   Heritage Auctions 2006 April Atlanta, GA (ANA) Signature Auction #402, 402/Lot# 880 $5,462.50
4/28/2009 NGC PF 66   Heritage Auctions 2009 April-May Cincinnati, OH (CSNS) US Coin Auction #1124, 1124/Lot# 3488 $6,900.00
2/22/2013 PCGS   Stack's Bowers The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, 181/Lot# 4023 $3,701.25
1/7/2015 PCGS PF 64   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(6), 1216/Lot# 6685 $3,290.00


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