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1870 William Barber Quarter in Copper
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
Judd-885, PR67+ Red and Brown
Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29WT, PCGS# 71129)
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