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    1869 Standard Silver Half Dollar
    Gem Proof, Judd-748
    Silver, Reeded Edge

    1869 50C Standard Silver Half Dollar, Judd-748, Pollock-831, R.5, PR65 PCGS. Liberty, wearing a plain tiara, faces right. A headband behind the tiara features LIBERTY in raised letters. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA dominates the upper periphery, with IN GOD WE TRUST in a ribbon below. On the reverse 50 / CENTS is within an oak and laurel wreath, with STANDARD SILVER at the upper rim and the date below. Two six-pointed stars in the lower field -- one to the left and one to the right -- complete the design. Struck in silver with a reeded edge. Golden-brown and ocean-blue toning invigorates the margins of this undisturbed and attractive Gem. The centers show slight inexactness, caused by the relatively high relief of the portrait. (NGC ID# 26VS, PCGS# 60977)

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

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    Oct-Nov, 2016
    31st-2nd Monday-Wednesday
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