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    1870 50C Standard Silver Half Dollar, Judd-979, Pollock-1091, R.8, PR60 Corroded Uncertified. A bust of Liberty faces right on the obverse with the motto IN GOD WE TRUST on a scroll below. Liberty wears a cap that is ornamented with two stars, and a ribbon that crosses her shoulder is inscribed with LIBERTY in raised letters. The initial B is seen within the folds of the ribbon behind Liberty's cap, and the legend UNITED STATES OF AMERICA is at the upper periphery. On the reverse, the denomination 50 CENTS is expressed within a wreath of oak and laurel. The date 1870 is below, the word STANDARD is above. Struck in aluminum with a reeded edge. Both sides exhibit extensive corrosion that have "eaten" sizeable sections out of the surfaces.
    Ex: Piedmont Sale (Superior, 9/96), lot 1237.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29Z4, PCGS# 61225)


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    Auction Dates
    July, 2002
    27th-30th Saturday-Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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    Sold on Jul 28, 2002 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
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