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    1870 William Barber Half Dollar
    Struck in Aluminum

    Judd-938, PR64+ Deep Cameo

    1870 50C Half Dollar, Judd-938, Pollock-1045, High R.7, PR64+ Deep Cameo PCGS. CAC. Ex: Simpson. The obverse die has a William Barber portrait of Seated Liberty, the word LIBERTY in raised letters on a ribbon falling across the shield, thirteen stars around, date below. The reverse die is the regular design for the half dollar. Struck in aluminum with a plain edge. The design was also struck in copper and silver, with both plain and reeded edges. USPatterns.com states only three or four examples of Judd-938 are extant. This Plus-graded Choice example displays razor-sharp definition on all design elements and the deeply reflective fields contrast profoundly with the frosty devices. Population: 1 in 64 (1 in 64+) Deep Cameo, 0 finer (1/21).

    Coin Index Numbers: (PCGS# 535389)


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