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    1871 Standard Silver Half in Aluminum
    Judd-1113, PR68 Cameo

    1871 50C Standard Silver Half Dollar, Judd-1113, Pollock-1249, R.8, PR68 Cameo PCGS. CAC. Ex: Simpson. The obverse features Longacre's "Indian Princess" design, with a seated Liberty facing left, wearing a headdress and supporting a Liberty Cap pole in her right hand. Her left hand rests on a globe, with LIBERTY inscribed and two conjoined flags behind. The date (1871) is below. The reverse shows the denomination inside a wreath of cotton and corn, with STANDARD above. Struck in aluminum with a reeded edge. The design was also struck in silver (Judd-1111) and copper (Judd-1112). USPatterns.com has traced only two examples of Judd-1113. The fields are deeply mirrored and serve to accent the mint frost that covers the devices on each side. Extraordinary preservation of surfaces.
    Ex: Lenox Lohr; R.E. Cox Collection (Stack's 4/62), lot 2245; Krouner-Coronet Coin FPL; Public Auction Sale (Lester Merkin, 2/71), lot 907; Armand Champa Collection (Bowers and Ruddy, 5/72), lot 1052; William Mitkoff; William R. Sieck Collection / 1981 ANA Auction (Bowers and Ruddy, 7-81981), lot 221; Auction '90, lot 1425.
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    Coin Index Numbers: (PCGS# 534822)


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