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    1863 With Motto Half Dollar in Aluminum
    Judd-344, PR66+

    1863 50C Half Dollar, Judd-344 Pollock-416, High R.7, PR66+ PCGS. Ex: Simpson. Struck from the regular dies for the 1863 Seated Liberty half dollar in aluminum with a reeded edge. The With Motto pieces were coined at the Mint in the late 1860s and into early 1870, based on the appearance of an example at auction in April 1870. The website identifies five confirmed examples of this Judd variety, and this piece is the finest of four submissions that PCGS has certified (4/20). Although not designated as a Cameo, this Premium Gem has exceptional field-device contrast with deeply mirrored light gray fields and sharply defined, lustrous devices. With this offering, Heritage has handled all five of the known examples of Judd-344.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29FY, PCGS# 60506)

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

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