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    1870 Standard Silver Quarter in Silver
    Judd-876, PR65+ Cameo

    1870 25C Standard Silver Quarter, Judd-876, Pollock-973, Low R.7, PR65+ Cameo PCGS. Ex: Simpson. William Barber's Liberty seated on a draped pedestal, holding an olive branch in her left hand, a shield and ribbon in her right hand. The ribbon is inscribed LIBERTY and its forked end extends left of the shield, resembling a fish tail. Thirteen stars around with the date below. The reverse shows the denomination in the center, with a wreath of cotton and corn around and STANDARD above. Struck in silver with a reeded edge. The country of origin is not mentioned on either side, a curious omission. says about a dozen examples are known. Vivid shades of magenta and sea-green toning enliven the well-preserved surfaces of this Plus-graded Gem, with sharply detailed design elements throughout. Population: 1 in 65 (1 in 65+) Cameo, 0 finer (4/20).

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29WJ, PCGS# 800000)

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

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