AR 50 Cents, WB-5, sm. thin “S” (R-2)
30.6 mm, 12.28 g.
U.S. Mint, San Francisco, CA, “Liberty seated” design by Christian Gobrecht & Robert Ball Hughes after Thomas Sully
Obv: border of 13 stars, figure of Liberty seated upon a rock, holding a pole surmounted by a Phrygian Cap, and supporting a shield inscribed LIBERTY. Date in exergue below
Rev: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / HALF DOL., bald eagle with wings displayed, supporting U.S. escutcheon