||1866 50C Motto PR64 NGC. WB-101. Ex: "Col." E.H.R. Green. The motto IN GOD WE TRUST was added to the reverse of the Seated Liberty design in 1866, making this an important date for type collectors. This impressive Choice example is sharply detailed throughout, with reflective fields under layers of slate-gray and cobalt-blue toning. From a proof mintage of 725 pieces. Census: 33 in 64, 20 finer (9/13). 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 @ $12.50; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Realized $2,585.00 . Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions, ha.com.