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    1871 Standard Silver Half in Copper
    Judd-1106, PR63+ Brown
    Longacre's Indian Princess

    1871 50C Standard Silver Half Dollar, Judd-1106, Pollock-1242, Low R.7, PR63+ Brown PCGS. Ex: Simpson. The Indian Princess design attributed to James B. Longacre, despite his New Year's Day death two years before. Liberty is seated facing left. She holds a liberty pole with one hand while her other hand rests on a globe. Two flags are behind. On the reverse, the denomination 50 CENTS is situated within a wreath of cotton and corn with STANDARD above. Struck in copper with a reeded edge. This sharply struck Select proof exhibits iridescent powder-blue, rose-red, and wheat-gold toning. The obverse displays several small brown freckles. Population: 3 in 63 (1 in 63+) Brown, 5 finer (9/20).
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    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2A48, PCGS# 61365)


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    November, 2020
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