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    1870 William Barber Seated Half Dollar
    Judd-934, PR64

    1870 50C Half Dollar, Judd-934, Pollock-1040, Low R.7, PR64 PCGS. CAC. Ex: Denali Collection. William Barber's seated figure of Liberty faces left on the obverse. Thirteen stars surround Liberty with the date below. Liberty supports a shield with her right hand, and holds an olive branch in her left hand. A Liberty pole is behind the shield, a scroll crosses the shield and is inscribed LIBERTY in raised letters. The reverse is the type used for regular issue Seated halves. Struck in silver with a plain edge. About a dozen examples are known of this impressive pattern. The fields are bright and show good reflectivity. The interiors of each side are very lightly toned with peripheral color around both obverse and reverse. (NGC ID# 29Y6, PCGS# 61180)

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2011
    13th-16th Thursday-Sunday
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