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    Impressive 1870 William Barber Half Dollar Pattern
    Judd-934, PR65

    1870 50C Half Dollar, Judd-934, Pollock-1040, Low R.7, PR65 NGC. 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. This is one of the finest of the dozen or so believed known today. The reverse has magnificent electric-blue, ruby-red, and gold colors, while the obverse features radiant orange and aqua-gray patina. A splendidly struck and carefully preserved Gem. (NGC ID# 29Y6, PCGS# 61180)

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    June, 2010
    2nd-6th Wednesday-Sunday
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