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    1861 Ten Dollar in Copper, Gilt
    Judd-285, Pollock-340, PR63

    1861 $10 Ten Dollar, Judd-285, Pollock-340, High R.6, PR63 Gilt PCGS. Ex: Simpson. Both the obverse and reverse designs are similar to that used on regular issue 1861 half eagles, but the motto GOD OUR TRUST has been added on a scroll in the upper reverse field. The high date, rounded bun Pollock subvariety. Struck in copper and gilt with a reeded edge. This is the more frequently seen High Date variant. The gilt gives the viewer a good visualization of what this different motto would have looked like (also it was a much cheaper alternative than striking the coin in gold). The surfaces retain almost complete gilt, only a tight cluster of copper specks are seen on the obverse in front of the bridge of the nose of Liberty, and a few tiny spots are scattered across the left side of the reverse. Fully struck.

    Coin Index Numbers: (PCGS# 535300)

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

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