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    Barber's "Sailor Head" Twenty-Cent Design in Nickel, Judd-1395

    1875 Twenty-Cents, Judd-1395, Pollock-1538, R.7, PR 65 PCGS. William Barber's "sailor head" design graces the obverse of this piece, while the reverse has the denomination incuse in a shield that is the central design motif on that side. Struck in nickel with a plain edge. Brilliant and highly reflective, the only defects we see on this magnificent pattern are granularity on the profile of Liberty and slight planchet flaking on the lower portion of the shield. A splendid piece and the first we can remember having handled in this metal. (NGC ID# 2A4X, PCGS# 61395)

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    January, 1997
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