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1870 Standard Silver Dime in Aluminum
1870 10C Standard Silver Dime, Judd-842, Pollock-934, High R.7,
PR65 Cameo PCGS. CAC. On the obverse, Liberty wears a cap with
three stars and has flowing hair, a scroll, inscribed with the
legend IN GOD WE TRUST, is below, and UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
encircles. The reverse shows 10 CENTS and the date inside a wreath
of cotton and corn, with STANDARD above. One of fewer than half a
dozen known that are struck in aluminum with a plain edge. These
coins were sold in sets with the other Standard Silver designs and
denominations for $15. This well-detailed Gem offers virtually
flawless surfaces that show noticeable cameo contrast between the
reflective fields and frosty devices. Population: 2 in 65 Cameo, 0
Judd-842, PR65 Cameo
Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29VJ, PCGS# 800024)
Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.
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