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    The Bass Gem Proof 1869 Judd-749 Pattern Half Dollar

    1869 50C Standard Silver Half Dollar, Judd-749, Pollock-832, High R.6, PR65 PCGS. Ex: H.W. Bass, Jr. Standard Silver Design B: Liberty wears a diadem inscribed LIBERTY with her hair tied in a bun as more fully described for Judd-702. Struck in silver with a plain edge. This is an impressive and highly attractive Gem proof with deeply mirrored fields and heavy cameo contrast. It should be reexamined by PCGS for just such a designation, either Cameo or Deep Cameo. Both sides are brilliant and untoned with light ivory color.
    Ex: 1971 ANA Sale (Stack's, 8/1971), lot 458; Harry W. Bass, Jr. (Bowers and Merena, 5/1999), lot 1191.
    From The Jones Beach Collection. (NGC ID# 29SY, PCGS# 60978)


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