1853 50C BG-302 "Peacock" MS (PCGS# 10422)

Milwaukee Signature Sale #444

  • Auctioneer:
    Heritage Auctions
  • Lot Number:
    1389
  • Grade:
    MS63
  • Price:
    $3,738.00
Lot Description
1853 50C Peacock Reverse 50 Cents, BG-302, Low R.4, MS63 NGC. A medley of aqua-green, crimson, and orange-gold patination embraces both sides of this attractive representative. The "Peacock" reverse is among the best known types in the California small denomination gold series. This piece exhibits a retained cud rim break at the right obverse, meaning that it is State III according to Walter Breen and Ron Gillio (2003). Census: 1 in 63, 3 finer (6/07).
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