BG- 302 50C Gold 1853 “Peacock” reverse PCGS MS64 LR4
1853 Liberty Octagonal “Peacock Reverse” 50 Cents, BG-302, Low Rarity-4, PCGS MS64. Die State II (rusted die), Eagle With Rays (so-called “Peacock”) reverse. Known to have been issued in the year dated: three were recovered from the wreck of the S.S. Winfield Scott, which sailed December 1, 1853, of which this may be one. Made by Frontier, Deviercy & Co.