1845 LIBERTY SEATED 50C, NO MOTTO MS64
WELL STRUCK WITH LIGHT SILVER GRAY SURFACES. VERY SCARCE IN HIGH MINT STATE GRADES. ONLY A SINGLE MS64+ COIN GRADED HIGHER. CAC.
In 1845, the US Naval Academy at Annapolis admitted its first class of fifty midshipmen, replacing the Philadelphia Naval Asylum. This 1845 half dollar may have been used to pay one of the professors in the original staff of seven.