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    1870 Standard Silver Dime, PR65 Cameo
    Judd-854, Aluminum, Plain Edge

    1870 10C Standard Silver Ten Cents, Judd-854, Pollock-962, High R.7, PR65 Cameo PCGS. CAC. A bust of Liberty faces right on the obverse. The legend UNITED STATES OF AMERICA is around the periphery and the motto IN GOD WE TRUST is on a scroll below. On the reverse one can see the denomination 10 CENTS and the date 1870 within a wreath of cotton and corn. The word STANDARD is at the top. Struck in aluminum with a plain edge. These Standard Silver issues were sold in sets with other designs and denominations by the Mint for $15. The present fully struck Gem provides mirrored fields and luminous motifs. Hairlines are absent, and only minute carbon limits the grade.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29VX, PCGS# 61098)

    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    August, 2013
    8th-10th Thursday-Saturday
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