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    Choice 1869 Standard Silver Half, Judd-743

    1869 50C Standard Silver Half Dollar, Judd-743, Pollock-824, R.6-7, PR64 Cameo PCGS. A bust of Liberty faces right and wears a cap ornamented with large stars. A ribbon inscribed LIBERTY rests on her shoulder. IN GOD WE TRUST resides within a scroll below, and UNITED STATES OF AMERICA encircles her head. On the reverse, STANDARD SILVER is centered above the familiar wreath of cotton and corn. 50 CENTS is placed within the wreath, and the date is located beneath. William Barber's initial B is recut above the L in LIBERTY, which is also recut, as are both reverse stars. Struck in silver with a plain edge. A nicely struck and carefully preserved near-Gem with medium gold and maroon colors. Population: 5 in 64, 2 finer (10/03).
    From the Frank O. Fredericks Collection, Part III.(#60971) (NGC ID# 29ST, PCGS# 60971)


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    January, 2004
    7th-10th Wednesday-Saturday
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