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    Copper Judd-750 1869 Standard Silver Half Dollar, Ex: Bass

    1869 50C Standard Silver Half Dollar, Judd-750, Pollock-833, R.7, PR65 Brown PCGS. Ex: Bass. Standard Silver half dollar with the bust of Liberty facing right, the legend UNITED STATES OF AMERICA is above and IN GOD WE TRUST is located on a scroll in the exergual area below the bust. The reverse has 50 CENTS in the center and is surrounded by a wreath of laurel and oak with STANDARD SILVER at the upper margin and 1869 below. Less than a dozen pieces are believed known today. Struck in copper with a reeded edge. Deeply mirrored, the surfaces are light brown and rose with olive-green being the dominant color on each side. A spectacular Gem example.
    Ex: Armand Champa (Bowers and Ruddy, 3/72), lot 1042; Bass I (Bowers and Merena, 5/99), lot 1192.
    From the Frank O. Fredericks Collection. (NGC ID# 29SZ, PCGS# 60979)


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    July, 2003
    26th-30th Saturday-Wednesday
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