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    PCGS 1882 Shield Earring Half Dollar, Judd-1701, High R.7, PR 65 Brown. George Morgan's Shield Earring design needs little description. Suffice it to say that it is one of the most popular designs of all U.S. patterns, along with other such notables as the "Washlady" and "Amazonian" designs. Struck in copper with a reeded edge. The surfaces are deeply toned with rich blue patina interspersed along with faint remnants of cherry-red, with dark brown over most of the coin. We can find no mentionable abrasions, and the defiant eagle on the reverse is only lacking a bit of highpoint detail. (NGC ID# CM72, PCGS# 61701)

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    July, 1994
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