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    Bold 1863 IN GOD WE TRUST Half Dollar
    Judd-343, Low R.7, Proof Details

    1863 50C Half Dollar, Judd-343, Pollock-415, Low R.7--Improperly Cleaned, Lacquered--NCS. Proof Details. The obverse die is the design used on regular-issue half dollars in 1863. The reverse features the normal perched eagle design, with the addition of the scroll and motto IN GOD WE TRUST above the eagle's head. Struck in copper, with a reeded edge.
    Boldly struck with light orange surfaces from improper cleaning, now with splashes of iridescence from the lacquer. About a dozen of these are known, and examples appear infrequently.
    From The Frank M. Stirling Collection, Part Two.

    Coin Index Numbers: (PCGS# 60505)

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    July, 2009
    9th-13th Thursday-Monday
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