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    1871 Half Dollar in Copper
    Judd-1117, PR66+ Red and Brown

    1871 50C Half Dollar, Judd-1117, Pollock-1253, R.7, PR66+ Red and Brown PCGS. CAC. Ex: Simpson. The so-called regular dies trial striking for the half dollar. Struck in copper with a reeded edge. These are believed to have been deliberately struck for sale to collectors as part of complete off-metal sets as opposed to being true dies trial strikes. Nevertheless, fewer than half a dozen are believed known. Only one piece has been certified in a higher grade at the Red and Brown level, and that is an NGC coin. The obverse is splashed with multicolor iridescence, while the reverse is more uniformly mellowed to a golden-yellow patina.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2A4K, PCGS# 71376)

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