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1875 20C Sailor Head Twenty Cents, Judd-1393, Pollock-1536, ...

2003 November Signature Sale #334

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Auction Ended On: Nov 8, 2003
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Location: New York, NY
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Interesting 1875 Sailor Head Twenty Cent Piece, Judd-1393
1875 20C Sailor Head Twenty Cents, Judd-1393, Pollock-1536, R.7, PR64 Red and Brown PCGS. William Barber's so-called "Sailor Head" obverse design that shows Liberty facing left, wearing a coronet, her hair tied in the back with two ribbons trailing, thus resembling a sailor's cap. The reverse has a three-pointed shield as the central motif with 20 sunken in the middle, and UNITED STATES OF AMERICA/CENTS around the margins. Struck in copper with a plain edge. Mostly with bright peach color, although lilac hues and freckles occasionally visit this exquisitely struck near-Gem. The dies are slightly rotated clockwise. Population: 2 in 64, 1 finer (10/03).(#71700) (PCGS# 71700)

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