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    1871 Standard Silver Dime in Copper
    Judd-1075, PR65 Brown

    1871 10C Standard Silver Ten Cents, Judd-1075, Pollock-1211, Low R.7, PR65 Brown NGC.
    Design.
    The obverse is the posthumous James B. Longacre Indian Princess design, in a starless field with date in exergue. The reverse shows 10 / CENTS, the latter in an upcurving arc, surrounded by a wreath of corn and cotton, with STANDARD in tiny letters at the upper rim. Struck in copper with a reeded edge.

    Commentary.
    Although they were sold in sets from the half dime through dollar, this particular pattern variety is estimated to have less than a dozen survivors, according to both Judd and USPatterns.com.

    Physical Description.
    Tinges of beautiful blue and purple complement the radiant luster on this wonderful Gem striking. NGC Census: one each in PR65 Brown, PR65 Red and Brown, PR67 Red and Brown. PCGS Population: one each in PR63 Red and Brown, PR64 Red and Brown, and PR64 Brown; three PR65 Brown (11/08). Nine pieces total.

    Provenance.
    Ex: Stack's private treaty.
    From The Lemus Collection, Queller Family Collection Part Two. (NGC ID# 2A3C, PCGS# 61334)


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

    View all of [The Lemus Collection, Queller Family Collection Part Two ]

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    January, 2009
    7th-11th Wednesday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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