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    1870 Copper Standard Silver Half Dollar
    Judd-989, PR65 Brown

    1870 50C Standard Silver Half Dollar, Judd-989, Pollock-1118, Low R.7, PR65 Brown NGC. Standard Silver design with Liberty facing right wearing a headband with a star, a scroll below, and UNITED STATES OF AMERICA above. The reverse has 50 CENTS in the center and is surrounded by a wreath of oak and laurel with 1870 below and STANDARD SILVER above. This design is similar to that used in 1869. Struck in copper with a reeded edge. The obverse is mainly light brown with gunmetal and reddish patina around the borders. Much of the reverse displays pale blue-green and golden-amber toning. Both sides are equally clean and appealing.
    From The Collection of William Rau.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29ZD, PCGS# 61235)


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