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    Patinated 1870 Standard Silver Half
    Judd-952, PR63

    1870 50C Standard Silver Half Dollar, Judd-952, Pollock-1095, Low R.7, PR63 PCGS. Ex: Simpson. The obverse shows a bust right of Liberty. She wears a diadem inscribed LIBERTY, with the hair tied in a bun. The peripheral legends include UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and IN GOD WE TRUST, the latter within a scroll. The reverse displays the denomination 50 CENTS and the date 1870 within a wreath of cotton and corn. STANDARD is centered on the upper border. Struck in silver with a plain edge. Beautifully toned plum-red, ocean-blue, peach-gold, and slate. The centers show moderate softness of strike. Population: 1 in 63, 1 finer (12/10).

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29YL, PCGS# 61198)


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

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2011
    5th-9th Wednesday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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