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    1870 Standard Silver Half in Aluminum
    Judd-962, PR65 Cameo

    1870 50C Standard Silver Half Dollar, Judd-962, Pollock-1115, High R.7, PR65 Cameo PCGS. CAC. A bust of Liberty faces right, wearing a headband decorated with a star and inscribed LIBERTY. Her hair is tied up in a bun. IN GOD WE TRUST is emblazoned on a scroll below, and UNITED STATES OF AMERICA surrounds the portrait. The reverse has the familiar wreath of corn and cotton, with 50 / CENTS / 1870 centered within. STANDARD is located above the wreath. Struck in aluminum with a plain edge. One of fewer than a half dozen examples extant, according to USPatterns.com, and the first Judd-962 we have handled since at least 1993, when our Permanent Auction Archives were established. This Gem proof rarity features black-and-white Cameo contrast. Contact marks, planchet flakes, and other tiny imperfections are virtually unseen and inconsequential.
    Ex: Regency Auction XXI (Legend Rare Coin Auctions, 5/2017), lot 71.

    Coin Index Numbers: (PCGS# 800037)


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

    Auction Info

    Bidding Begins Approx.
    January
    15th Friday
    Auction Dates
    February
    3rd-8th Wednesday-Monday
    Proxy Bidding Begins Approx.
    77 Days
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