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    1870 Standard Silver Dime in Copper
    Judd-857, PR63 Red and Brown

    1870 10C Standard Silver Ten Cents, Judd-857, Pollock-937, R.8, PR63 Red and Brown NGC. Standard Silver issue with the central device on the obverse featuring Liberty facing right wearing a cap ornamented with three stars, the motto below, and UNITED STATES OF AMERICA above. The reverse has 10 CENTS in the center, surrounded by a wreath of oak and laurel, STANDARD SILVER above, and 1870 below. Struck in copper with a reeded edge. These coins were available in sets for $15. According to USPatterns.com, about half a dozen pieces survive. This is a glossy chocolate-brown and copper-orange example with expectedly razor-sharp detail. The surfaces are surprisingly free of distractions.
    From The Collection of William Rau.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29W2, PCGS# 71101)


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