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    1869 Standard Silver Half Dollar in Silver
    Judd-743, PR66

    1869 50C Standard Silver Half Dollar, Judd-743, Pollock-824, High R.6, PR66 NGC. A bust of Liberty faces right, wearing 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; the date is beneath. William Barber's initial B is recut above the L in LIBERTY, which is repunched. Struck in silver with a plain edge. This beautifully preserved Premium Gem proof shows blended hues of green-gold and lavender-blue beneath a thin veil of gunmetal-gray toning on each side. The fields are deeply reflective and the devices are well brought up. (NGC ID# 29ST, PCGS# 60971)

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

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2014
    4th-6th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
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    The marketing was exceptional from the photos to the ads in Civil War Times and North South Trader for the cross over people!!! I have had many emails from my Civil War collecting fraternity that saw these and I saw them at the national show in Nashville/Franklin in early December.
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