Are you a collector of rare and historic silver coins? Do you want to own a coin that was minted during the Reconstruction era, when the United States was recovering from the Civil War? If so, you might be interested in this 1871 S Seated Liberty Half Dollar 50C graded by ICG as VF30 Details. ## What is a Seated Liberty Half Dollar? The Seated Liberty Half Dollar was a silver coin minted by the United States from 1839 to 1891.
It featured the image of Lady Liberty sitting on a rock, holding a shield and a staff with a liberty cap. The reverse showed an eagle with a shield, arrows, and an olive branch. The design was created by Christian Gobrecht, the chief engraver of the U. Mint, based on sketches by Thomas Sully and Titian Peale¹. The Seated Liberty Half Dollar was one of the most widely circulated coins of its time, and it witnessed many important events in American history, such as the Civil War, the California Gold Rush, and the Industrial Revolution.It also underwent several changes in its design and composition over the years, reflecting the political and economic changes of the nation². ## Why is this 1871 S Seated Liberty Half Dollar special? This 1871 S Seated Liberty Half Dollar is a special and desirable coin for several reasons. It was minted at the San Francisco Mint, which produced only 2,178,000 half dollars in that year³.
Compared to other mints, such as Philadelphia or New Orleans, San Francisco coins are generally scarcer and more sought-after by collectors? It has been graded by ICG as VF30 Details, which means Very Fine with some surface issues. This means that the coin has moderate wear on the high points of the design, but still retains some sharpness and detail. The coin also has an attractive toning and patina that enhance its appeal? It has a low survival estimate of only 800 coins in all grades?This means that only a small fraction of the original mintage has survived until today, making this coin very rare and valuable. ## What are the features and benefits of this coin? You will own a genuine and authentic coin that has been certified by ICG, one of the leading coin grading services in the world. ICG guarantees the accuracy and quality of its grading, and provides a tamper-evident holder with a hologram seal and a barcode for easy verification? We will also insure your coin for its full value in case of any loss or damage during transit. ## How much does this coin cost? This price also reflects the rarity, condition, and historical significance of this coin. Don't miss this opportunity to own this rare and historic coin. Order now before someone else does! I HAVE SEVERAL COUPONS TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF.