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1858-O Silver Seated Liberty Half Dollars S.S. Republic Shipwreck Effect NGC (Genuine)

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In the wake of the US Civil War in October 1865, the nation sought unity and reconstruction. During this time, the S.S. Republic steamer, carrying gold and silver coins, sank on its journey from New York to New Orleans. Now available on Silver.com are the 1858-O Silver Seated Liberty Half Dollars from this shipwreck, certified by NGC.

Coin Highlights:

  • Packaged securely in NGC plastic slabs!
  • Minted in 1858 at the New Orleans Mint!
  • Sank in October 1865 with the S.S. Republic!
  • Consists of .3599 Troy oz of actual silver content.
  • Issued a face value of $.50 (USD) by the United States.
  • Guaranteed genuine from the S.S. Republic shipwreck by the NGC.
  • Obverse features the image of Seated Liberty.
  • Reverse showcases the heraldic eagle.
  • O mint mark from the New Orleans Mint.

The Seated Liberty Half Dollar, produced by the United States Mint from 1836 to 1891, played a significant role in post-Civil War recovery. The 1858 Seated Liberty Half Dollar, retrieved from the $400,000 cargo on the S.S. Republic, symbolizes the resurgence of the New Orleans Mint.

On the obverse of 1858-O Silver Seated Liberty Half Dollars, Liberty is seated on a rock, holding a staff with a Phrygian cap. The reverse of 1858 Silver Seated Liberty Half Dollars displays a heraldic eagle with the US national shield, arrows of war, and an olive branch. An O mint mark is located beneath the eagle’s talons.

These 1858-O Silver Seated Liberty Half Dollars are certified by NGC, verifying their origin from the S.S. Republic wreck discovered in 2003, with 51,000 coins recovered.

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Additional information

Weight 1.00000 oz

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Brand: US Mint

Year: 1858

Mint Mark: O – New Orleans

Purity: .900

Manufacturer: US Mint

Thickness: 2.15 mm

Diameter: 30.6 mm

Condition: Uncirculated

Face Value: $.50

Issuing Country: United States

Edge Design: Reeded

Packaging Type: NGC Plastic Slab

Weight: 0.3599 Troy Ounces

Images shown are examples only. Actual item appearance is subject to change, but will always correlate with title and description.

Lowest Price: $22.83

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