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Lot 716

1871 Pattern Half Dollar. Aluminum, reeded edge. . Judd-1113. Pollock-1249. NGC graded Proof 66. The 1871 pattern half dollars with Longacre's Indian Princess obverse and denomination in wreath reverse are among the rarest of pattern coins being rated as R7 or 8. This version, Judd-1113 in aluminum with a reeded edge, an R 8 with 2 to 3 specimens known is the rarest of all. Brilliant and sharply struck with frosted devices amid liquidy fields producing a cameo effect. Pop 1 at NGC. PCGS has also graded a single coin as PR-67, thus a known graded total population of 2 pieces (PCGS # 61372) .
Estimated Value $15,000 - 17,500.

Realized $23,000

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