1861 Half Dollar SS Republic, Shipwreck Effect Confederate States Issue. 1861 50c Seated Liberty Half Dollar, SS Republic. This exciting offering combines a fascinating coin with the romance of a historic shipwreck treasure. The 1861 half dollar is one of the most interesting issues in all of U.S. numismatics.
Struck at the New Orleans Mint at the outset of the Civil War, this date was actually issued by 3 different governments throughout the course of the year! The United States, the State of Louisiana, and the Confederate States of America all struck half dollars during the calendar year 1861 in New Orleans.
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