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    1870 Seated Half Pattern in Copper
    Judd-935, PR63 Brown

    1870 50C Half Dollar, Judd-935, Pollock-1041, High R.6, PR63 Brown PCGS. William Barber's seated figure of Liberty faces left on the obverse with 13 stars surrounding. The date is below, a free-standing liberty pole is behind, and LIBERTY is inscribed on a scroll crossing a small shield. The reverse is the same type that was used to coin regular issue With Motto Seated halves. Struck in copper with a reeded edge. Examples were struck in copper, silver, and aluminum in both reeded edge and plain edge variants. Over a dozen pieces are known of this copper striking. The emerald-green surfaces show occasional underlying mint red. Only minor spotting is noted. An attractive pattern for the grade.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29Y7, PCGS# 61181)


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    January, 2020
    8th-12th Wednesday-Sunday
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