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    1870 Standard Silver Half in Silver
    Incuse Lettering, Tip of Cap Below S
    Judd-940, PR65 Cameo

    1870 50C Standard Silver Half Dollar, Judd-940, Pollock-1053, 1067, High R.6, PR65 Cameo PCGS. Ex: Denali Collection. The central figure on the obverse is a bust of Liberty facing right, wearing 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 usually seen lay-out with the tip of Liberty's cap beneath the second S in STATES. Each side is brilliant except for a light accent of golden around the margins. The mirrors are brightly mirrored. (NGC ID# 29YC, PCGS# 61186)

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    August, 2011
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