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    1870 Standard Silver Dime in Copper
    Judd-864, PR64 Red and Brown

    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.
    Collecting Patterns – A Brief History and Commentary

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29W9, PCGS# 71108)


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    December
    18th Friday
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    January
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