1870 25C Standard Silver Quarter Dollar, Judd-923, Pollock...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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1870 Standard Silver Quarter in Aluminum
1870 25C Standard Silver Quarter Dollar, Judd-923, Pollock-1028,
High R.7, PR66 Cameo PCGS. CAC. Ex: Simpson. The obverse shows
Liberty facing right, the hair tied in a loose bun behind the head,
with additional flowing curls across the shoulder. The headband is
inscribed LIBERTY with a star above the forehead. The reverse is
the usual Standard Silver design with the denomination inside a
wreath, the date below. Struck in aluminum with a plain edge.
Variants of this design are known in silver, copper, and aluminum
with plain and reeded edges. Fewer than a half dozen of this type
exist. All-brilliant surfaces are characteristically contrasted
with a bold Cameo appearance. An eye-catching Standard Silver
Judd-923, PR66 Cameo
Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29XX, PCGS# 800082)
Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.
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