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    1870 Standard Silver Quarter, PR63
    Judd-888, Struck in Silver

    1870 25C Standard Silver Quarter Dollar, Judd-888, Pollock-987, R.5, PR63 PCGS. Ex: Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection. A bust of Liberty wearing a cap ornamented with three stars faces right, the legend UNITED STATES OF AMERICA surrounds the figure, and a scroll with IN GOD WE TRUST is below. The reverse reads 25 CENTS 1870 in the center and is surrounded by a wreath of cotton and corn. Struck in silver with a reeded edge. Andrew Pollock notes that this Judd-888 representative is struck on a thin planchet weighing 76.8 grains. Others examples known on thick planchets. A hint of dusky champagne patina adorns each side. The denomination at the central reverse is slightly soft.
    Ex: Purchased from Julian Leidman (11/1970); Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part I (Bowers and Merena, 5/1999), lot 1130.
    From The Collection of William Rau.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29WW, PCGS# 61132)


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