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1870 Standard Silver Dime in Copper
1870 10C Standard Silver Ten Cents, Judd-864, Pollock-952, High
R.7, PR64 Red and Brown PCGS. Ex: Simpson. On the obverse the
head of Liberty is wearing a diadem with a plain ribbon encircling
her hair. The reverse has 10 CENTS in the center surrounded by a
thick oak and laurel wreath with STANDARD SILVER 1870 at the
margin. Struck in copper with a plain edge. About a half dozen
examples of this design in copper are believed to exist. The
present near-Gem proof showcases iridescent copper-orange color
blended with deep shades of violet and steel-blue.
Judd-864, PR64 Red and Brown
Collecting Patterns – A Brief History and Commentary
Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29W9, PCGS# 71108)
Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.
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