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    1871 Half Dollar in Copper
    Judd-1115, PR66 Red and Brown

    1871 50C Half Dollar, Judd-1115, Pollock-1251, Low R.7, PR66 Red and Brown PCGS. Ex: Simpson. William Longacre's Indian Princess design, which was presumably executed by William Barber since Longacre died in 1869. Liberty is seated facing left holding a Liberty pole with one hand while the other hand rests upon a globe inscribed LIBERTY. Two flags rise behind her, one of which bears 13 stars. The obverse border also has 13 stars. The reverse is from regular issue dies. Struck in copper with a reeded edge. This is one of nine or 10 Judd-1115 patterns known. Coppery surfaces have hardly mellowed with time, maintaining swathes of pumpkin-gold color and areas of brick-red. Carbon-free with a partial print in the right obverse field.
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    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2A4H, PCGS# 71374)


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