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    Cameo Gem Proof Reeded Edge
    Judd-939 1870 Standard Silver Half

    1870 50C Standard Silver Half Dollar, Judd-939, Pollock-1066, R.5, PR65 Cameo NGC. 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. The Pollock subvariety with the cap fold left of the second S in STATES. Struck in silver with a reeded edge. The brilliant surfaces have deeply mirrored fields with noticeably contrasting devices. A lovely Standard Silver half dollar.
    Ex: Baltimore ANA (Heritage, 8/2008), lot 2739, which realized $3,737.50.
    From The Stonewall Collection. (NGC ID# 29YA, PCGS# 61185)


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