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    1870 Aluminum Half Dollar, PR65 Cameo
    Standard Silver Series
    Judd-943, Pollock-1071

    1870 50C Standard Silver Half Dollar, Judd-943, Pollock-1071, High R.7 PR65 Cameo PCGS. CAC. Standard Silver reverse paired with a Liberty cap-and-stars portrait on the obverse. This Pollock subvariety shows the tip of the cap beneath the ES in STATES. Struck in aluminum with a reeded edge. The experts at uspatterns.com suggest "at least 3 known" for this aluminum delicacy. This is the single finest example certified by PCGS (2/13), though of course it has little competition for the title. Well-preserved aluminum surfaces are minimally toned and exhibit excellent contrast. Struck from moderately rotated dies. (PCGS# 800032)

    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    November, 2014
    6th-10th Thursday-Monday
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