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    1870 Standard Silver Half in Silver
    Judd-988, Deeply Mirrored PR66 Cameo

    1870 50C Standard Silver Half, Judd-988, Pollock-1117, High R.7 PR66 Cameo PCGS. CAC. The obverse features a bust of Liberty facing right. She wears a headband inscribed LIBERTY, which is decorated in the center with a star. Her hair is tied up in a bun. IN GOD WE TRUST is beneath within a scroll, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA is centered above her. The reverse exhibits a wreath of cotton and corn, with 50 CENTS crowded inside the wreath. STANDARD SILVER is centered above the wreath, and 1870 is beneath the wreath. Struck in silver with a plain edge. This is a splendid, sharply contrasted Standard Silver half. The centers of each side are dazzlingly brilliant and surrounded at the margins by deep russet-brown and cobalt-blue toning. The fields are very deeply mirrored. (NGC ID# 29ZC, PCGS# 61234)

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