1870 $1 Dollar, Judd-1004, Pollock-1136, Low R.6, PR65 Bro...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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1870 William Barber Seated Dollar
1870 $1 Dollar, Judd-1004, Pollock-1136, Low R.6, PR65 Brown
PCGS. Ex: Simpson. The obverse features William Barber's Seated
Liberty design. A scroll is draped over the shield with the word
LIBERTY inscribed. A Liberty pole stands behind the shield.
Thirteen stars around with the date in the exergue. The reverse
displays the regular-issue Seated dollar design. Struck in copper
with a reeded edge.
Judd-1004, Struck in Copper, PR65 Brown
According to USPatterns.com, a dozen Judd-1004 representatives are known. Other copper pieces exist with plain edges, and silver and aluminum examples are also known with reeded and plain edge variations. This glossy Gem displays flashy fields and violet and blue patina when held at an angle. The rims are broad, and every element of the attractive design is fully brought up.
Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29ZR, PCGS# 61251)
Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.
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