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    Near-Gem 1862 Judd-293 Half Dollar Pattern

    1862 50C Half Dollar, Judd-293, Pollock-351, R.5, PR64 PCGS. Regular obverse die, combined with a regular No Motto reverse die but with the motto GOD OUR TRUST added on a scroll above the eagle's head. Struck in silver with a reeded edge. According to the W.E. Woodward catalog of May 1863, there were twenty-five sets of GOD OUR TRUST silver half dollars and copper eagles struck. Cloudy lilac-gray patina transforms into golden-brown and electric-blue hues when tilted under a light. An intricately struck and impressive near-Gem that is encapsulated in a green label holder. Mint-made lintmarks in the field near the knee and the 2 in the date perform pedigree duty. (NGC ID# 26VF, PCGS# 60443)

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    January, 2007
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