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    1870 Standard Silver Half Dime in Copper
    Judd-811, PR65 Red

    1870 H10C Standard Silver Half Dime, Judd-811, Pollock-899, R.7, PR65 Red PCGS. Ex: Simpson. The obverse design, attributed to William Barber, features a seated figure of Liberty facing left and supporting a shield in her right hand, an olive branch in her left. A free-standing liberty pole is present behind the shield. The reverse has 5 CENTS in the center, surrounded by an agricultural wreath, STANDARD above. Struck in copper with a reeded edge. Only a dozen or so pieces are believed known. The surfaces are bright with little variation in hue. Deeply mirrored. Full Red patterns are rarely encountered. Few advanced collectors have ever seen more than a handful.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 26VT, PCGS# 81055)


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    15th Friday
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