1870 Pattern Half Dollar. Judd-940, Pollock-1053. Rarity-6+. Silver. Plain Edge. Proof-64 (PCGS). CAC.Obv: Standard Silver design with a bust of Liberty facing right, a cap ornamented with two stars on her head and a ribbon emblazoned LIBERTY crossing her shoulder. The legend UNITED STATES OF AMERICA is around the border and the motto IN GOD WE TRUST is inscribed on a scroll below. LIBERTY is expressed in incuse letters, and the top of the cap is below the final letter S in STATES. Rev: A wreath of corn and cotton surrounds the denomination 50 CENTS and the date 1870, the word STANDARD inscribed along the upper border. A handsomely toned specimen with olive-copper peripheral iridescence yielding to silver-lilac toward the centers. Well mirrored in finish with a fully executed strike. Fewer than a dozen examples of Judd-940 are extant per the uspatterns.com website.Provenance: From the E. Horatio Morgan Collection.PCGS Population: 3; 4 finer in this category (Proof-66+ finest).PCGS# 61186.Click here for certification details from PCGS.