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1839 Reeded Edge 50c MS

1839 Reeded Edge 50c MS

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Greysheet Catalog Details (GSID: 6223)
Obverse: Portrait of Liberty facing left with a cap and the word LIBERTY on a ribbon above her brow. In a change from the lettered-edge coins, there are now 6 stars on the left periphery and 7 stars on the right side, representing the original 13 colonies. The date appears centered at the bottom.
Reverse: An heraldic eagle holding olive branches and 3 arrows in its claws is surrounded by the words UNITED STATES OF AMERICA around the periphery. A ribbon below bears the motto E PLURIBUS UNUM. The denomination of 50 CENTS is centered below the eagle.

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GSID: 6223
Coin Date: 1839
Denomination: 50c / Half dollar
Designation: MS
Mint Mark: P
Mint Location: Philadelphia
Mintage: 1,392,976
Coinage Type: Capped bust half dollar
Coinage Years: 1807-1836
Composition: 90% silver; 10% copper
Variety: Reeded Edge
Strike Type: Business
Diameter: 30 mm
Fineness: 0.9
Weight: 13.36 gr
Weight: 0.36169 oz
Coin Shape: Round
Designer: John Reich
Obverse Lettering: LIBERTY, 1839
Obverse Designer: John Reich
Reverse Lettering: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, E PLURIBUS UNUM, 50 CENTS
Reverse Designer: John Reich
PCGS #: 6179
NGC ID: 24G6
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