1824 CAPPED BUST 50C, LETTERED EDGE MS65
MOSTLY WHITE. ONLY 8 GRADED HIGHER AT NGC.
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In 1824, the famed revolutionary ally, General Lafayette, returned to the US after receiving an invitation from President Monroe. During the Marquis’ twenty-four state tour, which nearly coincided with the nation’s 50th anniversary, Lafayette was awarded $200,000 and 23,000 acres of Florida land by Congress. Could this 1824 half dollar have been part of the French General’s princely award?