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    1869 Standard Silver Half Dollar in Copper
    Judd-751, PR64 Brown

    1869 50C Standard Silver Half Dollar, Judd-751, Pollock-834, Low R.7, PR64 Brown PCGS. Ex: Simpson. Liberty faces right and wears a plain tiara. 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 periphery and the date below. Two six-pointed stars in the lower field flank the wreath bow. Struck in copper with a plain edge. One of many Standard Silver patterns that paired several obverse and reverse designs in various alloys for each 90% silver denomination. This example has an intricate strike and is free from marks. The reflective surfaces are powder-blue with hints of tan-brown. Minor flecks determine the grade. Population: 2 in 64 Brown, 0 finer (9/20).
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    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29T2, PCGS# 60980)


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    November, 2020
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