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1873 50C ARROWS Proof Seated Half Dollar NGC

[1873 50C ARROWS Proof Seated Half Dollar NGC: Front Picture]
[1873 50C ARROWS Proof Seated Half Dollar NGC: Back Picture]
Coin Info
Coin Denom:03330 Half Dollars
Coin Country:United States
Coin Composition:Silver
Coin Grade:65
Coin Graded By:NGC
Coin Date: 1873
Coin ID97055
Price: $6187.50
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HISTORY:

The regular Liberty Seated design, which had been in use since 1839 was modified in 1866 by the addition of IN GOD WE TRUST to the reverse. The motto appears on a scroll or ribbon above the eagle. A similar change was effected in the quarter and dollar denominations. Production was continuous at the Philadelphia mint from 1866 onward, though quantities struck after 1878 were sharply curtailed due to the production of Morgan Dollars.

Seated Liberty Half Dollar(1838-1891):

Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 13.36g
Diameter: 30.00mm
Edge: Reeded

Six different design variations

Type 1: 1839 Liberty Seated, No Drapery Type
Type 2: 1839-1853, 1856-1865 Liberty Seated, No Motto Type
Type 3: 1853 Liberty Seated, Arrows and Rays Type
Type 4: 1854-1855 Liberty Seated, Arrows Only Type
Type 5: 1866-1873, 1875-1891 Liberty Seated, With Motto Type
Type 6: 1873-1874 Liberty Seated, With Arrows Type

Item ID: 11609
Unit ID: 97055

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