||1866-S 50C No Motto XF40 NGC. WB-101. Ex: "Col." E.H.R. Green. Just 60,000 pieces were struck between the San Francisco Mint's start of 1866 half dollar coinage and the arrival of the new With Motto reverses, creating a rarity. This XF40 example has a surprising level of luminosity considering its wear. Ex: "Colonel" E.H.R. Green; Green Estate; Partnership of Eric P. Newman / B.G. Johnson d.b.a. St. Louis Stamp & Coin Co.; Eric P. Newman @ $7.50; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Realized $2,702.50 . Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions, ha.com.