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    1870 Half Dime in Copper
    Judd-818, PR64+ Brown

    1870 H10C Half Dime, Judd-818, Pollock-907, Low R.7, PR64+ Brown PCGS. Ex: Simpson. The obverse shows a figure of Liberty seated facing left, with the legend UNITED STATES OF AMERICA around and the date 1870 below. Liberty supports a shield with her right hand and holds an olive branch in her left. A liberty pole stands behind the shield, and a scroll inscribed with LIBERTY crosses the shield. The design is attributed to William Barber, according to Pollock. The reverse is the regular issue for Liberty Seated half dimes. Struck in copper with a plain edge. The fields are brightly reflective and enhance the sea-green and rose toning seen on each side.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29UV, PCGS# 61062)


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