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    1870 Standard Silver Half in Silver
    Judd-940, PR58

    1870 50C Standard Silver Half Dollar, Judd-940, Pollock-1053, 1067, High R.6, PR58 PCGS. Liberty faces right and wears a cap with two large stars and a ribbon inscribed LIBERTY in incuse letters. The legend UNITED STATES OF AMERICA arcs above, with a scroll inscribed IN GOD WE TRUST below. The reverse features the denomination 50 / CENTS / 1870 encircled in an agricultural wreath, with the word STANDARD above. Struck in silver with a plain edge. This is the usual Pollock subvariety with the end of Liberty's cap beneath the second S in STATES. Still, fewer than a dozen representatives are known. A trace of rub on the cap and brow explain the grade. Untoned surfaces are slightly muted, but ticks and other abrasions are minimal.
    From The Collection of William Rau.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29YC, PCGS# 61186)

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    April, 2018
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