1859-O Seated Liberty Half Dollar from the SS Republic Shipwreck with Display Case (NGC Authentic)

NGC Authentic Shipwreck Coin

  • Lot number 2738133
  • Total bids 23
  • Winning bid $350.00
  • Buyer's premium $59.50
  • Total $409.50

Coin has been graded (NGC) Authentic. Please see photos for details regarding the condition of the coin. Auction includes display case and SS Republic Odyssey Marine Exploration booklet as shown, please note the display case shows signs of handling.

Bound for New Orleans from New York with passengers and commercial cargo, the side wheel steamship SS Republic was lost in a violent hurricane on October 25, 1865. In August 2003 Odyssey located the shipwreck at a depth of approximately 1,700 feet in the Atlantic Ocean about 100 miles east of Savannah Georgia.

Due to the uniqueness of each item, please refer to the photos provided in this auction. We offer high resolution images of each item rather than a written description of condition.

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