1859-O LIBERTY SEATED 50C, NO MOTTO MS66+
SUPERB GEM SURFACES WITH LIGHT AMBER BLUE TONING. ONLY ONE MS67 COIN GRADED HIGHER. CAC.
In 1859, the French Opera House was opened in New Orleans. The massive building instantly became a landmark of the city. Costing $118,500, could this 1859 half dollar, minted in New Orleans, have been used to construct the attraction that would burn down in a fire in 1919?