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    1870 Standard Silver Quarter in Silver
    Judd-889, PR63

    1870 25C Standard Silver Quarter Dollar, Judd-889, Pollock-988, Low R.7, PR63 PCGS. CAC. A bust of Liberty wearing a cap ornamented with three stars facing 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 plain edge. About a dozen examples are believed known of this Standard Silver variant, which was also struck in copper, nickel, and aluminum. The centers have deep reddish patina that is surrounded by cobalt-blue at the margins. (NGC ID# 29WX, PCGS# 61133)

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

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    Auction Dates
    March, 2011
    17th-20th Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
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