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    1861 GOD OUR TRUST Half in Silver
    Judd-277, PR65 Cameo

    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.

    Coin Index Numbers: (Variety PCGS# 535172, Base PCGS# 12100)

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

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