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    1870 Standard Silver Quarter in Copper
    Judd-915, PR64 Brown

    1870 25C Standard Silver Quarter Dollar, Judd-915, Pollock-1011, Low R.7, PR64 Brown NGC. Standard Silver design with the head of Liberty wearing a diadem and a ribbon inscribed LIBERTY in raised letters. The reverse is the Standard Silver design from 1869 and reads STANDARD SILVER 1870 around the rim with 25 CENTS in the center of an oak and laurel wreath. Struck in copper with a plain edge. Fewer than a dozen examples are believed known. The surfaces have obviously been cleaned, and have since taken on a deep crimson and cobalt-blue toning over each side. A few light field marks can be seen when closely examined.
    From The Bob Simpson Collection. (NGC ID# 29XN, PCGS# 61159)


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    August, 2010
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