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1865 Half Dollar in Copper
1865 50C Half Dollar, Judd-432, Pollock-505, Low R.7, PR64 Brown
PCGS. Ex: Simpson. Struck from regular issue dies, including a
reeded edge, but in copper instead of silver. Two different date
positions are known. The present specimen is the "date right"
variant with the upright of the 1 nearly beneath the shield point.
About a half-dozen examples are known in copper. While labeled
Brown, that hardly describes the surfaces of this piece. Muted red
patina, sea-green, and pale blue are seen over each side. Sharply
Judd-432, PR64 Brown
Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29JJ, PCGS# 60617)
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