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Select Proof 1870 Standard Silver Half
Judd-951, Struck in Silver

1870 50C Standard Silver Half Dollar, Judd-951, Pollock-1094, R.5, PR63 PCGS. The bust of Liberty faces right on the obverse with UNITED STATES OF AMERICA around and the motto IN GOD WE TRUST on a scroll below. Liberty's hair is tied in a bun. On the reverse, the denomination 50 CENTS and date 1870 are in a wreath of cotton and corn with the inscription STANDARD above. Struck in silver with a reeded edge. A nearly untoned specimen with a hint of peripheral golden-gray. The centers lack full definition due to the uncommonly high relief bust. A wispy vertical hairline on the portrait decides the grade. (PCGS# 61197)

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Auction Dates
January, 2011
5th-9th
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