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    1870 Dime in Copper
    Judd-833, PR67 Red and Brown

    1870 10C Ten Cents, Judd-833, Pollock-923, High R.6, PR67 Red and Brown PCGS. Ex: Simpson. A left-facing seated Liberty holds a shield at her right side and an olive branch in her left hand. A scroll inscribed with LIBERTY flows across the shield and a crudely fashioned cap and pole are suspended in the background. UNITED STATES / OF AMERICA occupies the periphery with the date, 1870, in exergue. The reverse is that of the regular dime issue for the year. Struck in copper with a reeded edge. About a dozen examples of each type exist in silver and copper with plain and reeded edges. Aluminum pieces exist, too, but they are even scarcer. This Superb Gem is beautifully toned is cobalt-blue and rose-violet patina. The underlying copper-brown surfaces are utterly flawless.
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    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29V9, PCGS# 71077)


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