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1861 GOD OUR TRUST Half in Silver
1861 P50C Half Dollar, Judd-277, Pollock-326, Low R.7, PR65
Cameo PCGS. Ex: Simpson. The regular Seated Liberty half dollar
design with the addition of a scroll over the eagle bearing the
motto GOD OUR TRUST. The obverse die has the shield point over the
right edge of the 1 in the date as described for Pollock-326. The
other variant shows the shield point over the left edge of the 8 in
the date. Struck in silver with a plain edge. The fields are deeply
mirrored with sharply contrasting, frosted devices that create the
cameo effect. Sharply struck throughout with no detracting contact
marks. Pale golden toning is seen over each side.
Judd-277, PR65 Cameo
Coin Index Numbers: (Variety PCGS# 535172, Base PCGS# 12100)
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