Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    1877 Morgan Half Dollar in Silver
    Judd-1506, Pollock-1660, PR66 Cameo

    1877 50C Half Dollar, Judd-1506, Pollock-1660, High R.7, PR66 Cameo PCGS. CAC. Ex: Simpson. Essentially a miniature of Morgan's famous dollar design, dated 1877. The reverse has an eagle over a seven-pointed shield, the motto IN GOD WE TRUST to the left, above, and right of the shield. This entire design is enclosed within a wreath with UNITED STATES OF AMERICA around and HALF DOLLAR below. Struck in silver with a reeded edge.

    The obverse of Pollock-1660 is similar to that of Pollock-1668. Minor differences include the wheat ears around (PLU)RIB(US), the longer and slightly curved bust tip, and the presence of George Morgan's "M" initial above the lowest curl. According to, six examples of Judd-1506 are known: four from this obverse die and two from the other. The present Premium Gem features brilliant Cameo-contrasted interiors framed by elegant golden patina around the borders. Softly struck at the centers, but a remarkable Morgan half dollar rarity nonetheless.
    Ex: King Farouk; Palace Collections of Egypt Sale (Sotheby's, 2/1954), lot 1970; Thomas A. Bergin Collection (Stack's, 6/1984), lot 1243; Andy Lustig (6/1986); M. Hagen.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 26X3, PCGS# 134077)

    View all of [Important Selections from The Bob R. Simpson Collection, Part V ]

    View Certification Details from PCGS

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2021
    22nd-25th Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 16
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 460

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    20% of the successful bid (minimum $19) per lot.

    Sold on Apr 23, 2021 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 40 days left to consign to the 2021 October 28 - 29 World & Ancient Coins Platinum Night and Signature Online Auction!

    Learn about consigning with us

    Thank you so much for your yeoman effort to showcase the Julius Reiver collection to its greatest advantage.
    Betsy Reiver DeMarino, V.M.D. ,
    Unionville, PA
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search