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    1879 Half Dollar, Judd-1599, R.7, PR 64. The Morgan dollar obverse design, here adapted to the half dollar format. The reverse displays an erect eagle with raised wings. Struck in silver with a reeded edge. A brilliant coin that displays a softness of strike in the center of the obverse, as always seen on this design. The fields are deeply reflective and show only a couple of trivial marks that account for the grade. There is also one noticeable carbon spot on the reverse at the bottom of the eagle's tail feathers. A high quality example of this rare pattern. Once again, purchased by David M. Faraday from Hank Rodgers, at the NCNA show on September 18, 1971 for $520. (NGC ID# CD2F, PCGS# 61599)

    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    July, 1994
    27th-30th Wednesday-Saturday
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