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    1870 William Barber Quarter in Copper
    Judd-885, PR67+ Red and Brown

    1870 25C Quarter Dollar, Judd-885, Pollock-983, R.6-7, PR67+ Red and Brown PCGS. Ex: Simpson. The obverse depicts a William Barber portrait of Liberty seated left with thirteen stars around the periphery and the date 1870 below. The reverse is the same used to produced regular issue 1870 Seated quarters. Struck in copper with a plain edge. Examples of this die pairing were struck in silver, copper, and aluminum, with both reeded and plain edges. USPatterns.com estimates that fewer than a dozen pieces are known of Judd-885. Each side displays majestic cobalt-blue and cherry-red colors. Sharply struck throughout with no apparent post-striking impairments.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29WT, PCGS# 71129)


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    Bidding Begins Approx.
    January
    15th Friday
    Auction Dates
    February
    3rd-8th Wednesday-Monday
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