1859 Pattern Half Dollar. Judd-239, Pollock-295. Rarity-4. Silver. Reeded Edge. Proof. AU Details--Cleaned (PCGS).Obv: James Barton Longacre's "French Head of Liberty" design. A bust of Liberty faces right with a wreath of oak and vine leaves on her head, a ribbon or scroll inscribed LIBERTY crossing her right shoulder. The legend UNITED STATES OF AMERICA is around the border and the date 1859 is below. Rev: A wreath of cereals encloses the denomination 1/2 DOLLAR. More affordable quality for this popular Longacre half dollar pattern type.Provenance: From the E. Horatio Morgan Collection.PCGS# 11972. NGC ID: 26VE.Click here for certification details from PCGS.