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    Gem 1879 Morgan Half Dollar, Judd-1599, in Silver

    1879 Half-Dollar, Judd-1599, Pollock-1794, R.6, PR 65 PCGS. The Morgan design as adopted for the head of the dollar of 1878, but adapted to the smaller format of the half dollar. The reverse features an erect eagle with raised wings. Struck in silver with a reeded edge. Beautiful violet and sea-green toning on the obverse, with bright bluish-green on the reverse framed in coppery-gold. Softly struck, as usual, at the center of the portrait. One of the finer examples of this immensely popular issue. (NGC ID# CD2F, PCGS# 61599)

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    Auction Dates
    Jul-Aug, 1997
    30th-2nd Wednesday-Saturday
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