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    1866 With Motto Half Dollar in Copper
    Judd-539, PR62 Brown

    1866 50C Half Dollar, Judd-539, Pollock-604, High R.7, PR62 Brown NGC. A so-called dies trial piece of the standard 1866 proof half dollar (With Motto). Struck in copper with a reeded edge. Only a half dozen pieces are believed known. It is highly unlikely this was an actual dies trial piece as there would have been no reason to strike a half dollar in copper. The surfaces are deeply patinated with faint signs of hairlining beneath the depth of color over each side. Fully struck.
    From The Collection of William Rau.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29LM, PCGS# 60737)


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