1860/56 50C BG-1014 MS (PCGS# 10843)

2009 March Baltimore, MD Signature US Coin Auction #1126

  • Auctioneer:
    Heritage Auctions
  • Lot Number:
    3487
  • Grade:
    MS65
  • Price:
    $1,093.00
Lot Description
1860/56 50C Liberty Round 50 Cents, BG-1014, High R.4, MS65 PCGS. Struck by Robert B. Gray & Co., described by Breen-Gillio as "successors to Antoine Louis Nouizillet." The dies for Nouizillet's Period One BG-434 were re-used and overdated for the Period Two BG-1014 issue. This yellow-gold piece is well struck and nearly devoid of contact. The reverse has a network of fine die cracks. One of two Gems graded by PCGS, with none finer (2/09).
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