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    Judd-929 1870 Standard Silver Half
    Struck in Copper, PR65 Red and Brown

    1870 50C Standard Silver Half Dollar, Judd-929, Pollock-1034, R.7, PR65 Red and Brown PCGS. CAC. Ex: Denali Collection. The obverse portrays a seated figure of Liberty with shield and olive branch. A scroll is draped over the shield with the word LIBERTY inscribed in raised letters; a Liberty pole stands behind the shield. Thirteen stars surround the central devices, with the date in the exergue. The reverse features the denomination 50 / CENTS encircled by an agricultural wreath, with the word STANDARD spelled out above. Struck in copper with a reeded edge. An elegant example of this extremely rare pattern, richly toned with gold and pumpkin-orange shadings in addition to mahogany and more colorful sapphire and violet hues. Carefully preserved and outstanding. Population: 1 in 65 Red and Brown, 0 finer (8/11). (NGC ID# 29Y2, PCGS# 71174)

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