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    1861 GOD OUR TRUST Half Dollar
    Struck in Copper
    Judd-280, PR64 Brown

    1861 P50C Half Dollar, Judd-280, Pollock-331, Low R.7, PR64 Brown PCGS. Ex: Simpson. A regular dies obverse is paired with a reverse the same as the regular issue, except that the motto GOD OUR TRUST is set directly onto the upper field. Struck in copper with a reeded edge. These GOD OUR TRUST patterns were precursors to the IN GOD WE TRUST coinage introduced in 1866. The present near-Gem half dollar enjoys smooth chocolate-brown surfaces and pinpoint definition. The obverse features a light crosshatch toning pattern similar to what long-term storage in a canvas bag might produce. A small area of verdigris above star 12 is the only imperfection.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 6UAA, PCGS# 12108)


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    Proxy Bidding Ends
    November
    19th Thursday 5:50 pm CT
    Auction Dates
    November
    19th-22nd Thursday-Sunday
    Proxy Bidding Time Remaining
    21 Days 8h 33m 59s
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    This lot is in: 1 - Signature® Bob R. Simpson Collection, Part 2 Floor Session (Live Floor, Live Phone, Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 3001-3279) - 6:00 PM Central Time, Thursday, November 19, 2020.
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