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    1868 Half-Dime Die Trial, Judd-639, Ex: Pittman

    1868 Half-Dime, Judd-639, Pollock-711, R.7, PR 66 NGC. Ex: Pittman. Regular die trials issue of both the obverse and reverse. Struck in aluminum with a reeded edge. Part of an assembled partial set of aluminum coins of 1868, Pittman was only four coins short of a complete set. This piece has original, non-oxidized surfaces that show just a slight bit of color streaked across each side. Exceptional quality.
    Ex: Major Lenox Lohr Collection (Stack's, 10/56); Empire Coin Co., 8/9/61, for $75; John Jay Pittman Collection (Akers, 10/97), lot 785. (PCGS# 60639)


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    June, 1998
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