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    1870 Standard Silver Half Dollar, Judd-959, R.6, PR 65 Red and Brown. Standard Silver design showing Liberty wearing a coronet inscribed LIBERTY in raised letters. The reverse reads 50 CENTS 1870 in the center and is surrounded by a wreath of cotton and corn. Struck in copper with a reeded edge. A stunning gem, the fields are toned in the most spectacular shadings imaginable of rainbow iridescence, and each side is encircled by a wire rim. An exceptional pattern with strong eye appeal. Purchased by the consignor, David Faraday, from Hank Rodgers at the NCNA convention on September 17, 1971 for $210. (NGC ID# 29SG, PCGS# 60959)

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    Auction Dates
    July, 1994
    27th-30th Wednesday-Saturday
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