SS Republic: 1861-O 50c NGC Shipwreck Effect

Civil War Era Issue from New Orleans

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Item sold in auction: Internet Auction #1065.
Closed On: Sunday, May 19, 2019 9:45 PM.
For: $350.

SS Republic: 1861-O 50c NGC Shipwreck Effect

DLRC #: 1517124 // PCGS #: 6303

An interesting issue as it represents the last time during the Civil War that the US struck half dollars at the New Orleans mint because Louisiana seceded from the Union.

  • 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