Click to enlargeJ251/P290

This example features Paquet's seated Liberty with the "50 Cents" in cereal wreath reverse. These are believed to restrikes struck in the mid 1860s to early 1870s as the reverse shows extensive rust around the lower reverse periphery.

Examples were struck as follows: To see images of all of these, click here.

Silver J251/P290 with about a half dozen known including:

1) River Oaks-B/R 11/76, B/R 6/77, B/R 4/78, Superior 1/96 as ANACSAU50, Heritage 7/03, Heritage 4/08, Byers either before or after the 2 Heritage sales. This is doublestruck on the obverse with a slight rotation between strikes.

2) Schulman, Bolender, 10/1954, Stirling-Heritage 5/09 NGC61

3) Exemplar-Heritage 8/16 as NGC64, Heritage 11/21 - PCGS64

4) Stacks 9/94 unknown intermediaries, Simpson-Heritage 8/21- PCGS61, illustrated above, click on the thumbnail image to enlarge

5) Kosoff 8/71, Bass-HWBRF, B/M 5/99, B/M 3/02, Horatio-StacksBowers 8/19 PCGS62

6) Goldberg 5/03 - PCGS62

Copper J252/P291 with only 2 confirmed as noted below.

1) Ivy 8/80 ANA, HIM 11/82, Stacks 10/86

2) Peters 1/75

Photo courtesy of PCGS.