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1861-O SS Republic 50c NGC Shipwreck Effect (Louisiana Issue)

Civil War Issue from New Orleans

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1861-O SS Republic 50c NGC Shipwreck Effect (Louisiana Issue)

DLRC #: 1047272 // PCGS #: 6303

A popular numismatic treasure from the SS Republic shipwreck. Struck by the state of Louisiana after secession from the United States.

  • Category Half Dollars
  • Series Liberty Seated Half Dollars
  • Type No motto
  • Years for Type 1839-1866
  • Strike Business
  • Denomination Half dollar
  • Mint Location New Orleans
  • Designer Christian Gobrecht
  • Composition 90% silver; 10% copper
  • Weight 12.44g
  • Edge Type Reeded
  • Mintage 2,532,633