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    Superlative PR66 1869 Standard Silver Half in Copper, Judd-757

    1869 50C Standard Silver Half Dollar, Judd-757, Pollock-841, R.7, PR66 Red and Brown PCGS. The obverse shows a bust of Liberty facing right with the legend UNITED STATES OF AMERICA around and the motto IN GOD WE TRUST on a scroll below. The reverse displays 50 CENTS encircled by a wreath with STANDARD SILVER above and the date below. Struck in copper with a plain edge. It is believed that less than a half dozen pieces are known of this issue, and this certainly has to be the finest example known. There is just the slightest mellowing on the obverse, and a deeper ring of reddish-brown around the reverse rim. Simply outstanding quality overall, the reverse is especially bright and vibrant. Deeply mirrored, there are almost no flecks of carbon on either side of this pristine Gem.(#70987) (PCGS# 70987)

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    November, 2003
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