1861 P50C Half Dollar PCGS PR65 Deep Cameo

$14,750.00 USD

Judd-277, Pollock-326, Low R.7 Ex: Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection. The regular Seated Liberty half dollar design with the addition of a scroll over the eagle bearing the motto GOD OUR TRUST. The obverse die has the shield point over the right edge of the 1 in the date as described for Pollock-326. The other variant shows the shield point over the left edge of the 8 in the date. Struck in silver with a plain edge. This variety also exists in copper, and fewer than a dozen of each are believed to survive. Absolutely gorgeous with gold, crimson, violet, and blue toning encircle each side, with deep watery fields which leave the centers brilliant and deeply contrasted. A tiny dark spot near Liberty's right (facing) wrist identifies the coin. Ex: River Oaks Collection (Bowers and Ruddy, 11/1976), lot 969. From The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Core Collection, Part II. Very Rare