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    PR66 1870 Standard Silver Half
    Judd-952, Silver, Plain Edge

    1870 50C Standard Silver Half Dollar, Judd-952, Pollock-1095, Low R.7, PR66 NGC. 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. Richly patinated in apricot-gold, stone-gray, navy-blue, and olive-green. The centers show minor inexactness of strike but there are no detractions.

    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
    March, 2013
    21st-24th Thursday-Sunday
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