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    1870 Standard Silver Quarter, PR63
    Judd-892, Struck in Aluminum

    1870 25C Standard Silver Quarter Dollar, Judd-892, Pollock-992, High R.7, PR63 NGC. 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 aluminum with a reeded edge. A number of compositional varieties exist for this quarter dollar pattern design. The plain and reeded edge examples struck in aluminum each survive to the extent of about six coins. Our Permanent Auction Archive fails to turn up a previous appearances of Judd-892 since 1993, attesting to its significant rarity. This Select piece features brilliant, sharply struck surfaces with trivial contact. A small spot occurs in the field above the eye.
    From The Collection of William Rau.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29WZ, PCGS# 61136)


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    April, 2018
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