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    Brilliant, Strongly Contrasted 1863 Half Dollar
    Judd-342, PR67+ ★

    1863 50C Half Dollar, Judd-342, Pollock-414, Low R.7, PR67+ ★ Cameo NGC. Ex: Simpson. The obverse and reverse designs for Judd-342 are similar to those used to strike regular issue with motto coinage in 1866, except for the 1863 date. Struck in silver, with a reeded edge. USPatterns.com states these patterns were actually produced in the late 1860s to early 1870s, and marketed in pattern sets with other restrikes made during that time period. About a dozen pieces are known in silver.
    The surfaces of this magnificent coin are completely brilliant. This brilliance allows full appreciation of the extraordinary surfaces. Not only is this piece well-preserved, as one would expect from the PR67+ grade, but the Cameo effect is profound on each side with stark white-on-black contrast. The finest certified (6/10).
    From The Bob Simpson Collection.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29FW, PCGS# 60504)


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    August, 2010
    11th-15th Wednesday-Sunday
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