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    1877 Morgan Half Dollar in Copper
    Judd-1517, PR66 Red and Brown
    Ex: Lemus

    1877 50C Morgan Half Dollar, Judd-1517, Pollock-1681, R.6-7, PR66 Red and Brown NGC. The obverse shows Liberty (virtually identical to the Morgan dollar), facing left surrounded by a beaded circle. E PLURIBUS UNUM is above, the date 1877 is below, the reverse shows a defiant eagle facing right with upraised wings in the center. A beaded ring encircles the eagle, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA is at the top and sides, HALF DOLLAR completes the circle below. Struck in copper with a reeded edge. This is the first of four dies executed by George Morgan in 1877 and greatly resembles the obverse of the Morgan dollar. This is a splendid proof with bright mirrors in the fields that serve to enhance the rich purple and cobalt-blue toning on each side.
    Ex: 1971 ANA (Stack's, 8/1971), lot 475; Lemus Collection, Queller Family Collection Part Two / FUN Signature (Heritage, 1/2009), lot 1876, where it brought $21,000.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2ADZ, PCGS# 71855)

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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    January, 2013
    9th-14th Wednesday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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