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    1870 50C Standard Silver Half Dollar, Judd-939, Pollock-1052, R.5, PR58 PCGS. The obverse displays a bust of Liberty facing right and wearing a cap ornamented with two stars. A ribbon crosses Liberty's shoulder with the word LIBERTY inscribed in incuse letters. The legend UNITED STATES OF AMERICA is around the periphery, and the motto IN GOD WE TRUST is inscribed on a scroll below. The reverse depicts the denomination 50 CENTS and the date 1870 within a wreath of corn and cotton. The word STANDARD is at the top. Struck in silver with a reeded edge. Light gold color visits the borders of this lightly toned and moderately hairlined and abraded pattern.(#61185) (NGC ID# 29YA, PCGS# 61185)

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    May, 2005
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