1870 10C Ten Cents, Judd-874, Pollock-971, R.8, PR65 Cameo...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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1870 Ten Cents in Aluminum
1870 10C Ten Cents, Judd-874, Pollock-971, R.8, PR65 Cameo
PCGS. Ex: Simpson. Struck from the regular-issue 1870 Seated
Liberty dime dies in aluminum with a reeded edge. This lovely Gem
Cameo proof is the only example of Judd-874 that PCGS has certified
(4/20). Considered an important rarity in the pattern series, this
aluminum dime is one of just two or three that are known. An
impressive Gem Cameo proof, this piece has fully and deeply
mirrored fields that surround the lustrous gray devices. Prior to
technological advances that saw substantial production, aluminum
was considered a precious metal, explaining the extremely low
Judd-874, PR65 Cameo
The Only PCGS Certified Example
Coin Index Numbers: (PCGS# 800019)
Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.
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