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    1870 Pattern Three Cent Silver Piece Struck in Copper

    1870 3CS Three Cent Silver, Judd-798, Pollock-885, R.7, PR65 Red and Brown NGC. The obverse design, attributed to William Barber, features a seated figure of Liberty facing left and supporting a shield in her right hand, an olive branch in her left. A free-standing liberty pole is present behind the shield. The reverse is the same die as was used to coin regular issue Three Cent Silver pieces. Struck in copper with a plain edge. The obverse is a deep blue color with crimson accents in the protected areas, the reverse is about 50-50 red and brown.
    From The Western Hills Collection.(#71041)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29UF, PCGS# 71041)


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    June, 2005
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