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    1877 Morgan Half Dollar in Copper
    Judd-1515, PR67+ Brown

    1877 50C Half Dollar, Judd-1515, Pollock-1679, High R.7, PR67+ Brown PCGS. CAC. Ex: Simpson. The obverse is similar to the Morgan dollar, but the head of Liberty is surrounded by a beaded circle, with 13 stars and E PLURIBUS UNUM around the edge. The date 1877 is below. On the reverse a so-called "defiant eagle" is perched on a scroll inscribed IN GOD WE TRUST. An olive branch points left, and three arrowheads point right. Struck in copper with a reeded edge.

    Only seven Judd-1515 representatives are known, and this Superb Gem is considered the finest among them. Golden-brown and olive surfaces showcase accents of magenta and light blue-green patina. Eye appeal is outstanding.
    Ex: Joe Flynn Rare Coins; Morris Evans Collection (Bowers and Merena, 8/1998), lot 2080, Heritage Fixed Price List (9/1998); FUN Signature (Heritage, 1/1999), lot 7570; Drew St. John Sale (American Numismatic Rarities, 6/2005), lot 417.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2ADY, PCGS# 61853)


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Proxy Bidding Ends
    November
    19th Thursday 5:50 pm CT
    Auction Dates
    November
    19th-22nd Thursday-Sunday
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    This lot is in: 1 - Signature® Bob R. Simpson Collection, Part 2 Floor Session (Live Floor, Live Phone, Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 3001-3279) - 6:00 PM Central Time, Thursday, November 19, 2020.
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