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    Rare 1870 Standard Silver Half, Judd-948

    1870 50C Standard Silver Half Dollar, Judd-948, Pollock-1076, R.7--Cleaned, Recolored--ANACS. Proof, Net PR50. The obverse design is a bust of Liberty facing right, with the legend UNITED STATES OF AMERICA around and the motto IN GOD WE TRUST on a scroll below. Liberty is wearing a cap ornamented with two stars, and a ribbon crossing her shoulder is inscribed LIBERTY in incuse letters, the reverse has the denomination 50 CENTS and the date 1870 within a wreath of cotton and corn, with the inscription STANDARD above. This piece is struck from the third obverse die with the word LIBERTY raised on the ribbon. Struck in copper with a plain edge. The surfaces are bright and the fields deeply mirrored with each side showing unusual, bright aquamarine and golden toning.
    Ex: Piedmont Sale (Superior, 1/96), lot 1228.
    From the Frank O. Fredericks Collection.


    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29YH, PCGS# 61194)


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    Auction Dates
    July, 2003
    26th-28th Saturday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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